On September 1, 2022, at approximately 6:35 p.m., Longview Police Officers responded to a crash on Alpine Rd near E. Ann Drive involving a motorcycle. Longview Fire Personnel initiated the call for service. The initial investigation revealed that a LFD fire engine was traveling West on Alpine Rd and failed to yield right of way turning onto E. Ann Drive in front of the motorcycle which was traveling East on Alpine Rd. The motorcyclist laid his motorcycle on the ground to avoid collision with the fire engine. LFD personnel on scene immediately began providing first aid to the motorcyclist who was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The motorcyclist has been identified as James Ray Neuville (60) of Hallsville.
An investigation is ongoing at this time. If anyone has additional information regarding this incident, please contact the Longview Police Department Traffic Section at 903-237-1188.