Dimmitt man dies after motorcycle hits deer

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CASTRO COUNTY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — DPS is reporting 64-year-old Van Hopson died after his motorcycle hit a deer on SH 86 Sunday evening.

Officials say Hopson was driving was westbound on SH 86 when it struck a deer in the road.

Hopson was thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene.

Hopson was wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation.

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