Fort Hood Soldier Dies in Killeen Motorcycle Accident
Another Fort Hood soldier has lost his life in a motorcycle accident involving a member of the U.S. Army stationed there. As reported by NBC KRIS TV 6, Sergeant 1st Class Ryan Kurth was taking a curve when he lost control of his motorcycle and was thrown from the bike.
Ray King, “The Motorcycle Attorney,” at the King Law Firm wants motorcyclists to be informed of accidents and to encourage our military to stay aware of the possibility of a motorcycle accident. If you become involved in a motorcycle accident and suffer injuries as the result of the negligence of another, he will fight for your fair compensation, just as you have volunteered to fight for our country.
Kurth was originally from Corpus Christi, Texas. According to the victim’s friends there, he graduated from Flour Bluff High School in 2004. He had always wanted to be in the military so he joined the Army that same year. He was only 26 years old at the time the motorcycle accident occurred. He was married to his sweetheart from high school and was about to become a father.
Sergeant Kurth was an accomplished military veteran, having served two tours of duty in Iraq.
According to a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) spokesperson, it is not known why the soldier lost control of his bike. According to the DPS report, he was not wearing a helmet when the accident occurred. He died at the scene.
Austin motorcycle attorney Ray King at the King Law Firm knows all who ride bikes are susceptible to becoming injured in a motorcycle accident. He encourages our military to be safe out there. Motor vehicle drivers are not always aware of bikes at intersections and in blind spots. Make yourself visible and wear protective gear. If you have been injured in a Killeen motorcycle accident caused by the carelessness of another, call (512) 375-4455 to talk it over in a free consultation.