DPS investigates deadly bike wreck in Clay County
Investigators say both victims were wearing helmets
DEAN, Texas (KAUZ) - The Department of Public Safety is investigating the deaths of two people who were hit by a truck while riding bikes Thursday afternoon in Clay County.
DPS Sgt. Marc Couch said it happened around 1:30 p.m. on Farm to Market Road 2393, near Bachmann Road in Dean.
Sgt. Couch said the driver of a 2017 GMC Sierra pickup truck did not see the cyclists, who were riding in front of him, and struck both riders from behind.
DPS investigators have identified the victims as Lisa Kathleen McBride, 49, of Wichita Falls, and Charles Winget McBride, 63, of Wichita Falls.
Bike Wichita Falls shared photos of both victims and said “We are in shock. A mother and father were simultaneously taken from their child. Life will never be the same” on their Facebook.
Christ Academy is opening its chapel doors to the cycling community and Christ Academy families on June 2 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for those who need to grieve.
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