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Motorcyclist dies in wreck near county line

Motorcyclist dies in wreck near county line
COURTESY PHOTO A mangled 1995 Harley-Davidson rests May 31 against the front bumper of a 2003 Chevrolet Impala on F.M. 1303 near the Wilson County line south of Elmendorf following a wreck that claimed the life of a Floresville man.

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Wilson County News
May 31, 2011, 1:41pm

ELMENDORF -- A stretch of F.M. 1303 between Loop 1604 and the Wilson County line remains closed as officials investigate a crash today at approximately 11:45 a.m. that claimed the life of a motorcyclist from the Floresville area. Names of the drivers involved have not been released.

Deputy Steve Wheeler of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said at the scene that the motorcyclist was riding his 1995 Harley-Davidson motorcycle southbound on F.M. 1303 when a northbound 2003 Chevrolet Impala sedan crossed the centerline. The two collided nearly head on.

Cpl. Javier Reyes of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol said the motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the bike. He then collided with the Chevrolet’s windshield. He died at the scene from internal injuries.

The Wilson County News will provide additional information as it becomes available.

Your Opinions and Comments

ashley koenning  
June 13, 2011 7:18pm
Danny was my 1st cousin he was an awesome guy willing to give the shirt off his back to anybody. He always had a smile on his face, he was an awesome team member, a member of the cove boy fishing team just an AWESOME PERSON IN ... More ›

Old Biker  
La Vernia  
June 10, 2011 9:08am
My condolences to his family and friends. I didn't know Danny but I agree this is a clear example of INVOLUTARY MANSLAUGHTER(Personal Opinion). There is no way you can tell me the driver of this car was paying attention, ... More ›

Casey M.  
Wilson County  
June 5, 2011 11:39pm
Ashley - thank you for giving us that information. I will be praying for your family as well as Danny's family. New Guy - "happened to the wrong person" is just a figure of speech. But I will correct you, YES there ... More ›

June 3, 2011 3:26pm
Danny was a good person. It is really a shame that he served our country to protect us against harms way. And someone else took his life by not paying attention to what he was doing. Danny my you rest in peace. We will all miss you.

richard martinez  
san diego, ca  
June 3, 2011 12:37pm
Danny was a classmate (class of '88) and most importantly a friend to a lot of us. RIP Rick Martinez

New Guy  
Wilson County  
June 3, 2011 9:15am
Alfredo Martinez reference your comment "This happend to the wrong person!" who is the right person for this to happen to? That was a sick comment.

June 2, 2011 6:55pm
My condolences to the family. This is an example of why DPS does not call these incidents "accidents", they are called crashes. Accidents are preventable.

Phil Lunday  
San Antonio, TX  
June 2, 2011 11:09am
Danny was a great friend. He was always willing to help anyone who asked. He was an incredible teammate. I'm gonna miss him sharing hunting and fishing stories. Danny is going to be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are ... More ›

java zoeller  
June 1, 2011 9:17pm
any updates yet?

Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
June 1, 2011 2:58pm
Involuntary Manslaughter (Personal Opinion) Godspeed Danny, & Condolences to the family and friends!

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