One dead in early morning motorcycle accident

Juan Jose Vallejo, Jr. // Texas Department of Public Safety Photo

An early morning motorcycle accident has claimed the life of one man near Los Fresnos.

It happened on FM 803 just north of Highway 100 around 7 a.m. Thursday.

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers are investigating the fatal accident.

Investigators reported that 27-year-old Juan Jose Vallejo, Jr. was riding his motorcycle through a series of curves and lost control.

EMS crews arrived at the scene to find Vallejo's body in a ditch. He was pronounced dead the scene.

Investigators believe that speed may have played a factor but the cause of the accident remains under investigation.