MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on Interstate Highway 45 in Oak Ridge, TX. The preliminary crash investigation indicates on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at approximately 8:08 p.m., a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling south. A 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe was parked in the HOV lane, assisting a disabled motorist on the inside shoulder. The Harley Davidson struck the rear of the Chevrolet. The rider of the Harley Davidson, 44-year-old Lonnie Washburn of Friendswood, Texas, was pronounced deceased on the scene by Montgomery County Justice of the Peace Matt Beasly.
This is an ongoing investigation, and there is no additional information available for release at this time.