KAUFMAN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – A motorcyclist has died in Kaufman County after police say a reckless driver veered into oncoming traffic.
Police say 57-year-old Gary Don Thorpe of Garland was killed just before 11:00 pm Monday after an SUV that was headed the opposite direction crossed the center-line and slammed into two motorcyclists on Highway 80 near Forney. The motorcyclists were reported to be a father and son.
The other victim was treated and released from a local hospital.
The SUV driver, 59-year-old Kyle Lee Bradshaw of Terrell was later arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter. He is being held a the Kaufman County jail on a $200,000 bond.