TEMPLE - The Temple Police Department responded to a fatal crash around 12:30 a.m. Friday in the 4400 block of I-35 Southbound.
Sgt. Mac Fairey with Temple PD said the motorcyclist, James Smith, skidded and crashed near MM 297, west of the H-K Dodgen Loop, and died on scene. Police are in the process of notifying the family.
I-35 was partially closed for several hours, so crews could clean debris. But, it has since reopened.
An investigation is underway.
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