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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Henderson County FM 314 Fatal Crash on April 27, 2023

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


Date & Time: 04/27/2023 at 1:54 AM.

County: Henderson.

Location: Farm to Market 314, one-tenth a mile north of Brownsboro, Texas.


Posted Speed Limit: 50 mph.

Weather Condition: Cloudy.

Road Conditions: Wet.



Vehicle 1: 2007 Chevrolet Equinox.


Driver 1:Deceased.

Travis Carl Lemmert, male, 30 YOA from Ben Wheeler,Texas.

Seatbelt: No.

Pronounced by: Justice of the Peace, Tony Duncan, on scene.




Preliminary investigation indicates Vehicle 1 was traveling south on FM 314 approaching a curve.  Vehicle 1 was traveling at an unsafe speed to safely negotiate a curve and wet roadway.  Vehicle 1 left the roadway and  struck a tree. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.


Investigated By: Trooper J. Sandoval- DPS Athens


A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. 




Sergeant Christopher Williamson

Texas Department of Public Safety

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