Just before 8 p.m. Monday, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers were notified of a one-vehicle accident on U.S. Hwy. 377 approximately two miles from Bluff Dale in Hood County.
When they arrived on scene, they made a a gruesome discovery.
Troopers found a victim of a motorcycle accident that apparently happened four days earlier - about 11 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12.
Casey Cox, 39, of Tolar, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A preliminary investigation indicates that Cox was traveling east on a 2006 Suzuki motorcycle and failed to negotiate a curve in the road and traveled off the right side of the roadway.
The motorcycle continued through the barrow ditch before crashing into a heavily wooded area. The crash was not located until Sept. 16.