A 21-year-old Ennis man lost his life in an accident at about 10:15 p.m. Monday in the 1000 block of Liska Road at Lakeview.

According to information released by the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, a complainant had called in saying her son had not come home from riding his dirt bike. The cell phone was tracked to the 1000 block of Liska Road, according to the sheriff’s office.

According to investigating senior trooper Clarence Jackson Jr.’s report, Angel Robert Benavidez, 21, was eastbound on Liska Road when he lost control of his 2002 Yamaha 250, went across the westbound lane and struck a tree.

Benavidez, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:45 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Woody.

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