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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – 6.1.2023 Fatality Crash on President George Bush Turnpike

Date & Time: June 1, 2023, at 4:14 am.  

City: Irving.  

County: Dallas.  

Location: President George Bush Turnpike near Gateway Dr.  

Posted Speed Limit: 70 MPH.  

Road Condition: Dry.  

Vehicle 1: 2021 Hino L6.  

Driver: Deceased.  

Gary Dan Bowens, 57-year-old male from Dallas, TX.  

Description: Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle 1 was traveling southbound when it  veered off the travel lanes, struck a guardrail, and rolled over. The driver of vehicle 1 was  pronounced deceased at the scene by the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office. This  investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.  

Investigated by: Trooper J. Peters, DPS – NTTA Carrollton.  

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

Josue “Tony” De La Cerda, Sergeant  

Texas Department of Public Safety  

Media and Communications  

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