Motorcyclist Joshua McLendon killed in wreck on Louetta in Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that a collision between a motorcycle and a GMC pickup truck has taken the life of Joshua F. McLendon. The crash happened at 5200 Louetta in Houston at around 11:30pm on Monday May 16, 2011. Sheriff’s deputies say Mr. McLendon was rushed to Memorial Hospital where he died. According to deputies McLendon was riding a motorcycle westbound in the outside lane of Louetta when the driver of a GMC pickup truck made an unsafe lane change.  McLendon attempts to lay the motorbike on its side to avoid crashing into the truck, but he hit the truck’s rear tire and was thrown off the bike. The investigation of the accident is ongoing.