Police on Friday identified the two people killed in a wreck on state Highway 3 in Texas City on Thursday evening.

Stevie Gordon, 36, of La Marque, and Latisha Coleman, 40, of Texas City, both died from injuries suffered in the wreck, police said. A third person, a man, was seriously injured in the wreck and was rushed to a Galveston hospital for treatment, police said.

The man's condition was was not available Friday, Texas City Police Department spokesman Cpl. Allen Bjerke said.

Police were still investigating the crash and had not determined a cause, Bjerke said.

The crash happened at about 7:20 p.m. near the intersection of state Highway 3 and Mentor Drive in Texas City, police said.

Gordon was riding a motorcycle north on the highway when it collided with the Acura sedan that Coleman was in, police said.

Gordon was declared dead at the scene. Coleman was taken to the Mainland Medical Center in Texas City, where she was then declared dead, police said.

A fourth person, an 18-year-old man, was also in the Acura at the time of the accident, police said. He was able get out of the vehicle himself and was treated for only minor injuries.

John Wayne Ferguson: 409-683-5226; john.ferguson@galvnews.com or on Twitter @johnwferguson.


(2) comments

Leigh Cowart

I'm sick watching motorcycles weave in and out of traffic. They need to have more respect for the road and other drivers. You will never win when you wreck on a bike....

Miceal O'Laochdha

True enough Leigh, and I would extend your comment to the bicycle riders, at least many of those in midtown Galveston. Dodging them as they swoop around corners and weave through moving auto traffic with zero regard for traffic lights, stop signs, or the new bike lanes makes it very stressful to drive around town avoiding them.

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