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One dead in motorcycle crash Sunday evening in Copperas Cove

Police say one motorcyclist died at the scene.

COPPERAS COVE, Texas — Copperas Cove Police say they are investigating a fatal single-vehicle accident that occurred on Sunday, Dec. 4.

According to police, they arrived to the scene and found a severely injured man.

They performed life-saving measures, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The man was identified as 50-year-old James Michael Sims, according to police.

According to police, officers and fire departments responded to a motorcycle accident on the 300 block of Summers Road at about 6:33 p.m. 

One witness reported that the motorist was heading north in the southbound lane towards her car, the driver of the car had to veer into the center lane to avoid collision, according to police. 

Police say the motorist then lost control of the motorcycle and seemed to have collided with a utility pole. 

The Criminal Investigation Division of the Copperas Cove Police are continuing to investigate this incident. 

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