1 killed, 2 injured in motorcycle wreck in Wood County

1 killed, 2 injured in motorcycle wreck in Wood County

POSTED: Monday, November 18, 2013 - 7:43am

UPDATED: Monday, November 18, 2013 - 7:44am

One man is dead, and two people were injured in a motorcycle crash in Wood County on Sunday.

Department of Public Safety officials tell KETK, all three were medical professionals.

The wreck happened just before 2:00p.m. on Highway 69 near Farm-to-Market Road 779.

Christopher D. King, 58, and Donna Mae King, 56, were riding a motorcycle northbound on Hwy. 69, when they struck another vehicle that was turning in front of them from the southbound direction.

Christopher was pronounced dead on scene by Justice of the Peace 3, Don Hightower. Donna was taken to a local hospital in critical condition with broken bones.

Both were wearing helmets.

The other car was driven by Dakota Wayne Watts, 22, of Saltillo. He was taken to a local hospital with scrapes and bruises, but is in good condition.

Christopher and Donna King are both from Sherman. Christopher was a physicians assistant, and Donna is a nurse.

Dakota Watts is also a medical professional. He is reportedly a nurses assistant.

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