Skip to content

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Parker County Fatality Crash 11/05/23

Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2            Number of Injured: 0                  Number Killed: 1

Date & Time: 11/05/23 at 3:33 PM

County: Parker

Location: IH 20 North service road at the intersection of FM 1189

Posted Speed Limit: 55 MPH.

Road Condition: Dry.


Vehicle 1: 2001 Chevrolet S10


Driver 1:

Raymond Hood, male, 73 YOA of Lipan, TX

Seatbelt: Yes

Vehicle 2:

2001 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

Driver 2: Deceased

Johnny Avertt, male, 71 YOA of Millsap, TX

Seatbelt: No


Description: Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling westbound on the IH 20 service road. Vehicle 2 was traveling eastbound on the same service road. Vehicle 1 failed to yield right of way turning left onto FM 1189 and struck Vehicle 2. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.


Investigated by: Trooper B. Helton – Parker County DPS.


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



<End of the release>

William Lockridge

Sergeant, Safety Education, Media and Communications

Texas Department of Public Safety

Leave a Comment