2 people die after motorcycle collides with SUV in Hartley County

2 people die after motorcycle collides with SUV in Hartley County
(Source: KFDA)

HARTLEY COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - Two people have died after a motorcycle collided with an SUV in Hartley County on Monday.

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Around 2:34 p.m., DPS officials say 60-year-old Tom Boone III of Wyoming was driving a motorcycle towing a motorcycle trailer on US 87 in Hartley County.

Authorities say a driver turned in front of Boone's motorcycle, causing him and the motorcycle's passenger to crash into the vehicle.

Boone was pronounced dead on the scene. The passenger was identified by authorities as 60-year-old Rebecca Boone, who was taken to an Amarillo hospital where she later died.

Both Tom and Rebecca Boone were wearing helmets.

Authorities say no charges have been filed and an investigation is ongoing.

This article was edited at 4:27 p.m. to accurately reflect the latest information provided by Texas Department of Public Safety.

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