SOMERVELL COUNTY, TX – On December 13, 2023, at approximately 6:45 A.M., Texas State Troopers were notified of a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 144, 4 miles south of Glen Rose. Upon arrival, Troopers learned that one of the vehicles was a Somervell County Sheriff Investigator’s truck operated by Sheriff Investigator Stephen Gibson. Investigator Gibson was killed in the traffic crash.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Investigator Gibson was traveling north on State Highway 144 when a white F150 pickup truck lost control traveling southbound. The white F150 struck Investigator Gibson’s vehicle. The investigation is ongoing, and there is no further information.
Investigator Gibson served the citizens of Texas as a Peace Officer for over 25 years. Please keep Investigator Gibson’s family in your thoughts and prayers.