TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Johnson County Fatal Crash 05-03-23
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 05/03/2023 3:01 PM
Location: FM 916, 0.78 southwest of Rio Vista
Posted Speed Limit: 60 mph
Vehicle 1: 2014 Ford Focus
Vehicle 2: 2007 Sterling LT8500
Driver 1: Deceased
Jon Albright, male, 52 YOA of Rio Vista, TX.
Pronounced by: Paramedic Jack Cates. Contact American Medical Response for further qualifications and identification. Deceased was transferred to the Tarrant County Medical Examiners Office.
Gary Ahrens, male, 49 YOA of Joshua, TX.
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling east on FM916, and vehicle 2 was traveling west. Vehicle 2 slowed to make a left turn. For an unknown reason, vehicle 1 swerved into the westbound lanes and struck vehicle 2. This is an ongoing investigation, and no further details are available at this time.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Tyler Richardson, 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
Cell – 214-903-3043
Sergeant, Safety Education and Media / Communications
North Texas Region
Johnson, Ellis, Tarrant, Parker, Hood, Somervell, Erath, Palo Pinto