TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Hopkins County Fatal Crash
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 01/11/2023 1:57 p.m.
Location: FM 71 just east of the Sulphur Bluff Community
Posted Speed Limit: 50
Vehicle 1: 2007 Honda VTX 1300 Motorcycle
Driver Vehicle 1: (Deceased)
Bobby Wilson, W/M, 73 YOA of Lone Oak TX
Transported to: Christus Mother Francis Hospital in Sulphur Springs
Pronounced by: Justice of the Peace J Teer
Helmet Worn: No
Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle one was eastbound on FM 71. The vehicle ran off the road going around a corner and struck a concrete culvert. The operator died at the hospital after being transported.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Cody Sagnibene, THP Sulphur Springs. This crash remains under investigation.
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. Link: https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/crashReportSearch.htm