FORNEY, TX – A motorcyclist died as the result of a collision involving a tractor-trailer in Forney on Wednesday evening.

According to a report by In Forney, the collision occurred at about 5:15 p.m. along US-80, near the FM-460 bridge.

Investigators with the Forney Police Department believe the motorcyclist, 34-year-old Ross Sheridan, attempted to pass the semi-truck and ended up hitting it. The motorcycle then careened into the concrete barrier.

Sheridan was pronounced dead at the scene.

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