Nederland man killed following motorcycle crash in Hardin County

Published 8:42 am Friday, November 3, 2023

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigating a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 96, at the intersection of Andover Drive, that occurred last week.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates that at approximately 6:48 p.m. Oct. 25, a 2021 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling north on U.S. 96 in Hardin County.

It is reported that a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado pickup was traveling on Andover Drive and failed to yield to the motorcycle at the stop sign, pulling into its path.

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The motorcycle struck the pickup on its driver side.

The driver of the motorcycle, identified as 52-year-old Donald House of Nederland, was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased by medical staff.

The driver of the pickup, identified as 83-ear-old Donald Carnley of Silsbee, was not injured.

Carnley was cited for failing to yield right of way at a stop intersection.

This is an ongoing investigation, and no further information is available at this time.