Teen Biker Killed in Crash with 18-wheeler


ROBY, TX – A 15-year-old boy on a Harley Sportster was killed in a crash with a 18-wheeler Thursday night in Roby.  

According to information from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the teen was riding a 2007 Harley Davidson Sportster headed east on US-180 approaching the intersection of Ammons Rd. in Roby attempting to make a righthand turn onto Ammons.  At the same time, a 2018 Peterbilt truck tractor towing a 2011 Black Diamond flatbed semi-trailer was traveling east on US-180 near the intersection.  

The teen was unable to maintain control of the motorcycle and crossed the center line and crashed into the semi-trailer.  He was killed in the crash and pronounced dead at the scene. 

The weather was clear and dry at the time of the crash.  

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