A Mauriceville man was killed Saturday when he struck the back of a 1997 Honda on Hwy. 12, just about a mile east of Hwy. 62 in Orange County.

The man was not wearing a helmet according to reports from the Texas Dept. of Public Safety.

Joshua Phillip Stutz, 27, or Mauriceville was traveling west on a Kawasaki motorcycle when he struck the vehicle at about 1:10 am.

Justice of the Peace Derry Dunn pronounced Stutz dead at the scene.

There were no reports of whether citations would be issued in the accident.