BASTROP COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Authorities in Bastrop County responded to a deadly motorcycle crash on State Highway 21 at Farm to Market 535 in Cedar Creek, Tuesday.
The crash happened around 4:40 p.m. and the Department of Public Safety says no other vehicle was involved the crash. DPS says two or three motorcyclists were riding at a high speed when one rider lost control and drove off the road.
The man killed in the crash, identified Wednesday as 41-year-old Jeremy William Shoumaker, from Dale, was launched 40 yards into a ditch after hitting a tree. Shoumaker, who was wearing a helmet, died at the scene.
SH 21 was blocked in both directions at FM 535 until around 6:45 p.m.
Alcohol is not suspected as a factor in the crash.