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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Johnson County Fatal Crash 04-23-23



Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1            Number of Injured: 0                   Number killed: 1

Date & Time: 04/23/23 1:56 PM

County: Johnson

Location: F.M. 916, 2.25 miles southwest of Grandview

Posted Speed Limit: 60 mph

Vehicle 1: 2017 Ford Fiesta

 Driver 1Deceased

Cobe Austin Hyles, male, 17 YOA of Grandview, TX.

Seatbelt: No

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:

Sergeant William Lockridge

Texas Department of Public Safety

Ellis, Johnson, Erath, Somervell, Parker, Palo Pinto, Hood, Tarrant

Cell – 214-903-3043

1 Comment

  1. Margaret on April 24, 2023 at 7:54 pm

    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.

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