TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Johnson County Fatal Crash 04-23-23
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 04/23/23 1:56 PM
Location: F.M. 916, 2.25 miles southwest of Grandview
Posted Speed Limit: 60 mph
Vehicle 1: 2017 Ford Fiesta
Driver 1: Deceased
Cobe Austin Hyles, male, 17 YOA of Grandview, TX.
Pronounced by: A. Dixon, American Medical Response (AMR). Contact AMR for further identification and qualifications.
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling east of FM-916. It had been raining and the roadway was wet. Vehicle 1 was traveling at an unsafe speed to negotiate a curve in the wet roadway conditions. Vehicle 1 struck a tree and driver 1 was ejected from the vehicle. This is an ongoing investigation, and no further information is available currently.
Weather Condition: Cloudy
Road Conditions: Wet
Investigated By: Trooper Nicholas Cantu, Johnson County DPS
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. Link: https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/crashReportSearch.htm
Sergeant William Lockridge
Texas Department of Public Safety
Ellis, Johnson, Erath, Somervell, Parker, Palo Pinto, Hood, Tarrant
Cell – 214-903-3043
I’m so sorry for the family and friends, it’s really hard to give them up, it takes years to learn to live with the loss, you take one day at a time. To me it’s the way I survived. Bless each and everyone.