BASTROP, TEXAS - The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office said portions of State Highway 21 and FM 535 were closed down around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday after a fatal accident.
The Department of Public Safety reported Jeremy William Shoumaker, 41, of Dale was driving a 2002 Honda CB600 motorcycle when he lost control, drove off the roadway and struck a tree, throwing him from the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead on scene. The incident occurred around 4:40 p.m.
Officials said troopers were on scene and the roads were reopened around 7 p.m.
The crash was still under investigation as of Wednesday afternoon.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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