Denton, Texas — January 24, 2013
A Thursday morning motorcycle accident on Sherman Drive near Kings Row killed two people according to the Denton Police Department. Officials stated that 41-year-old James P. Guy of Denton fled a routine traffic stop on a black Yamaha motorcycle at 8 a.m. with 25-year-old passenger Tiffany N. James of Denton.
Mr. Guy fled at a high rate of speed and led officers on a chase on Texas State Route 288 and U.S. Route 380 before reaching Sherman Drive. He crossed the yellow line and collided with a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pickup.
The truck driver received minor injuries, but Mr. Guy died at the scene. Ms. James died at an area hospital.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2008, 5,290 motorcyclists were killed—an increase of 2 percent over the 5,174 motorcyclists killed in 2007. There were 96,000 motorcyclists injured during 2008.
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