The Tyler Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the owner of a pickup whose unsecured dirt bike fell from the truck’s bed, possibly causing a fatal motorcycle crash Friday.
Investigators obtained surveillance video footage near the scene of the crash indicating a 2017 TaoTao model DB10 off-road dirt bike fell from the bed of a light-colored pickup.
Kenric Hoil, 43, died Saturday from injuries he received from hitting the bike with his motorcycle about 9:15 p.m. in the 300 block of S.S.W. Loop 323 in Tyler.
Anyone who has any information about the owner of the pickup or dirt bike is asked to call Detective Kevin Fite at (903) 533-2025 or Crimestoppers at (903) 597-2833.