Murray County Man Dies in Motorcycle Collision

A Murray County man is dead following a motorcycle collision on State Highway 7, west of Sulphur in Murray County Thursday morning. has learned from authorities that 23-year-old Paul Anthony Thompson was driving his 2000 Kawasaki westbound on Highway 7 when he struck a 2006 Peterbilt truck turning north onto the Chickasaw Turnpike.

There are no reports of damage to the Peterbilt truck.{} A third vehicle, a 1999 Kawasaki motorcycle, was struck by debris from Thompson's motorcycle.

Neither the driver of the truck nor the driver of the 1999 Kawasaki were injured.

Thompson was transported by Murray County EMS to Arbuckle Memorial Hospital in Sulphur but later expired due to massive injuries.