One dead in Tuesday accident

Amanda Elston
Managing Editor

One person was killed Tuesday night in a motorcycle accident off of Gregg and 17th Street. Big Spring Police Department responded to a call around 6:21 pm advising them of a major accident involving a 2012 Ford Explorer and a 2002 Peugot custom motorcycle. According to a media release, the Explorer was stopped a red light facing north when the motorcycle struck the Explorer from behind. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to the emergency room and was pronounced dead. No one in the Explorer reported any injuries. The identity of the deceased has not been released, pending notification of next of kin.