Shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon a 911 call came in for a injury accident on FM 149 near Yell Cemetery. This location is south of Montgomery and a hilly straight roadway.
According to Trooper Balzekas a white Ford F-350 pickup was southbound on FM 149 at or close to the posted speed limit when the 47 year-old John Bakers left front tire blew out causing him to cross the center line.
A motorcycle driven by Edgar Topete age 21 of Houston was northbound close to 80 or 90 MPH according to witnesses and was struck head on. Topette was ejected from the motorcycle and was dead on the scene.
Baker of Magnolia or his passenger Angelia Tugwell age 38 were injured.
The road remained closed for several hours as troopers investigated the accident.
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