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Motorcycle Fatality in Newton County

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers are investigating a motorcycle crash on Farm to market Road 2829, near County Road 4105, that occurred Saturday, September 10, 2022.

The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 6:30 p.m., a 2005 Honda motorcycle was traveling south.  It is reported that the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control of the motorcycle while traveling around a curve, which caused the motorcycle to travel into the west ditch and flip multiple times.  The driver has been identified as 45-year-old Keith Powers of Newton.  Powers was pronounced deceased on scene by a Justice of the Peace.

This is an ongoing investigation and there is no additional information available at this time.

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