Crash kills Ennis man
Phil Banker, [email protected]
Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are still investigating the circumstances behind a Saturday night crash involving a motorcycle and a SUV that killed one man and sent a woman to the hospital.
DPS Senior Trooper James Colunga said 44-year-old Ennis resident Jimmy Mendez Jr. was killed at approximately 9:29 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 45 at mile marker 247 near Alma. Colunga said a Jeep Cherokee SUV, driven by 24-year-old Morgan McJunkin of Plano, allegedly rear-ended Mendez’s Kawasaki motorcycle causing the crash.