Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 10/31/2023 & 5:35 P.M.
Location: Old Avinger Road, 1 miles east of Ore City, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 35 mph
Vehicle 1: 2020 Nissan Versa
Driver 1: Deceased
Lynwood A. Bowland, Jr., male, 76 YOA of Ore City, Texas.
Pronounced By: Elaine Cleveland, MD / Afshan Hussain, MD of CHRISTUS Mother Frances in Tyler, on 11/04/2023 at 4:43 P.M.
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling east on Old Avinger Road and the driver was approaching a curve in the roadway. The driver traveled off the roadway and struck a tree.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper T. Redden, DPS Marshall- North
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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