Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 7/30/2023 & 4:15 A.M.
Location: US 271, 3.5 miles southwest of Gladewater, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 70 mph
Vehicle 1: 2019 Dodge Challenger
Driver 1: Deceased
Wilbur L. Myers Jr., male, 30 YOA of Gladewater, Texas.
Pronounced By: JP Curtis Wulf, on scene.
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling northbound on US 271 and veered off the roadway and struck a tree.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper B. Creech, DPS Tyler
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. Link: https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/crashReportSearch.htm
Adam Albritton, Sergeant
Texas Department of Public Safety
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