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A 58-year-old Dripping Springs man died Wednesday, Sept. 14, in a motorcycle accident on Park Road 4 near Inks Lake State Park in Burnet County.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the driver, identified as Tony Mahan, failed to navigate a sharp curve, veered off of the road, and was ejected from his 2018 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. 

First responders declared Mahan dead at the scene.

A final report on the accident is pending as DPS investigates.

DPS offers these safety tips to prevent accidents:

  • minimize distractions
  • don’t drive fatigued
  • don’t drink and drive
  • obey traffic control devices
  • always wear a seatbelt