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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Harrison County Fatal Crash – 4/28/23

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

Date & Time: 04/28/2023 & 4:50 P.M.

County: Harrison

Location: FM 450, 6 miles north of Hallsville, Texas

Posted Speed Limit: 55 mph

Vehicle 1: 2009 Suzuki Motorcycle

Driver 1Deceased

Jason P. Butler, male, 55 YOA of Longview, Texas.

Helmet Worn: Yes

Pronounced By: JP Gregg Greer, on scene



Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on FM 450 just north of Nelson Road. The driver of vehicle 1 was traveling at a speed unsafe to negotiate an upcoming curve and collided with a road sign.

Weather Condition: Clear/Cloudy

Road Conditions: Dry

Investigated By: Trooper K. Lashlee, DPS Marshall

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

Adam Albritton, Sergeant

Texas Department of Public Safety

Safety Education / Media & Communications

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