Weather Alert

Fatal Crash in Wheeler County

An Ohio man has died after a crash on Interstate 40 in Wheeler County on Thursday Night.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety Robert Leightly, of Marion, Ohio, was traveling eastbound in front of a semi on a motorcycle.

The semi began to pass in the left lane and for unknown reasons, Leightly swerved into the semi’s front bumper.

The motorcycle went under the semi and came to a stop in the center median. 

Leightly was transported to the hospital in Shamrock where he died from his injuries.

The crash is still under investigation by Texas DPS.   



Connect With Us Listen To Us On