A motorcycle caught fire and burned after colliding with a car on US-59 in Goodrich.
Motorcycle Accident Takes Life of 20 Year Old Female, GOODRICH, April 1, 2017 - At approximately 7:10 pm on April 1, 2017, a black 2011 Toyota Camry, driven by Sara Hernandez De Guerrero, 56, of Livingston, attempted to cross from Loop 393 over the south-bound lanes of US-59 to the north-bound lanes, but failed to yield to a south-bound motorcycle driven by Kimberly Dawn Skinner, 20, of Evans, Georgia. Skinner's motorcycle impacted the driver's side of Guerrero's vehicle (rear half of car). The impact ejected Skinner from her motorcycle. Her motorcycle caught fire and quickly became engulfed in flames in the left lane on the south-bound side of 59. Guerrero's vehicle spun around and came to rest in the cross over portion of 59 at Loop 393. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Sergeant David Ramsey with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the Goodrich Volunteer Fire Department and Trooper Chris Cain with the Texas Highway Patrol. Sadly, Skinner was killed on impact, she was wearing a helmet. Guerrero was physically okay. Traffic on the south-bound side of 59 was rerouted during investigation and cleanup. Justice of the Peace, Darrell Longino performed an inquest at the scene. A first call car from Cochran Funeral Home transported Skinner from the scene. At time of press, the accident remains under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol. Skinner's motorcycle was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. Guerrero's vehicle was recovered by a rollback wrecker from Fawbush Body Shop and will be stored in Goodrich.
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Sarah Hernandez De Guerrero, 56, of Livingston, was driving this 2011 Toyota Camry and appears to have failed to yield to a south-bound motorcycle when Guerrero attempted to cross over from Loop 393 to the north-bound lanes of 59.
Trooper Chris Cain is the primary accident investigator.
Justice of the Peace, Darrell Longino performed an inquest at the scene.
The burned up motorcycle wa recoverd by Ken's Towing.
A first call car from Cochran Funeral Home transported Skinner from the scene.
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