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November 17th, 2008
Motorcyclist dies after interstate wreck

From the city of San Marcos

A Corpus Christi man has died after suffering critical injuries in a one vehicle motorcycle wreck near the 202 mile marker on Interstate 35 about 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Alvin Byrd, 41, of Corpus Christi died Monday morning about 9:30 a.m. after being transported Saturday by helicopter to Brackenridge Hospital in Austin.

According to police, Byrd was traveling south on Interstate 35 in the far right lane and lost control near the 202 mile marker, possibly when vehicles ahead of him began braking, investigators said.

Byrd was not wearing a helmet and suffered severe head injuries.  The accident is being investigated by the Collision Investigation Team.

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