TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 1 Number Killed: 1
Date & Time: September 23, 2023, at 4:32 pm.
County: Van Zandt
Location: Farm to Market 279, 3 miles west of Edom, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 60 MPH.
Road Condition: Dry.
Vehicle 1: 2022 Harley Davidson Motorcycle.
Driver 1: Deceased.
Roy, Lewis Woods, 58 YOA, from Ben Wheeler, TX.
Pronounced by: J.P. Wade McMillan on scene.
Vehicle 2: 2012 Ford F-150.
Karla Kay Coyle, 63, YOA from Brownsboro, TX.
Description: Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle 1 was traveling west of FM 279. Vehicle was traveling east. Vehicle 1 failed to negotiate a curve and struck Vehicle 2 in the eastbound lane. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.
Investigated by: Trooper J. Sagnibene, DPS – Canton.
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days
Chris Williamson, Sergeant
Texas Department of Public Safety
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