Deadly Accident Shuts Down Hwy 21 in Kurten

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KURTEN - Highway 21 is back open in both directions near Kurten following a deadly accident.

The wreck happened just before 6pm on Highway 21 near Democrat Road and involved a motorcycle and a tanker truck.

Deputies say the 18-wheel truck pulled onto Highway 21 and the motorcyclist slammed into the truck's cab.

Chief Deputy Jim Stewart with the Brazos County Sheriff's Office says the driver of the motorcycle was killed in the crash. The motorcyclist has been identified as Randall Gene Skipworth, 49, of Bryan.