Texas man dead following motorcycle crash in Stephens County

Texas man dead following motorcycle crash in Stephens County
Was traveling with a group of motorcycles on US-81 (Source: kswo)

STEPHENS COUNTY, Okla. (TNN) - A Texas man is dead following a crash on his motorcycle Saturday afternoon in Stephens County.

The report from Highway Patrol says 78-year-old Billy Spieler out of Nocona, Texas was traveling southbound on US Highway 81 around noon with a group of motorcycles.

When they began to slow down, Spieler reportedly was not paying attention.

Officials with Troop G said he had to slam on his brakes, forcing him to slide off the railway, flipping a number of times.

He was transported to Duncan Regional where he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The report said he was not wearing a helmet.

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