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Paris man dead after being struck from behind

By Kevin Jefferies

Paris, Texas – 55 year old Beth Sue Landers of Paris is facing intoxicated manslaughter charges after a two vehicle accident in Paris that claimed one man's life. The Paris News reports that 55 year old Harlie Dale Nelson of Paris was westbound in the 1500 block of Clarksville Street Sunday morning driving a 1960 Cushman motorcycle when the accident occurred. Police say evidence shows Landers struck the motorcycle from behind in a 98 Chevy Lumina causing Nelson to strike the windshield and then the pavement. Nelson was taken to Paris Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Police also say evidence suggests alcohol was a factor in the collision.