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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – *UPDATE* Somervell County Officer Involved Fatality Crash


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

Date & Time: 12/13/23 at 6:46 A.M.

County: Somervell

Location: SH 144, 4 miles south of Glen Rose, TX

Posted Speed Limit: 50 MPH.

Road Condition: Wet.


Vehicle 1: 2010 Ford F150


Driver 1:

Garrison Bagget, male, 16 YOA of Glen Rose, TX

Seatbelt: Yes

Vehicle 2: 2023 Chevrolet Silverado


Driver 2: DECEASED

Stephen Gibson, male, 53 YOA of Glen Rose, TX

Sergeant Investigator, Somervell County Sheriff Office

Seatbelt: Yes

Pronounced by Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2, Scott may


Description: Preliminary investigation indicates that a brief rainstorm traveled through the area of SH 144, .1 mile north of County Road 2022. Vehicle 1 was traveling south on SH 144, and vehicle 2 was traveling north on SH 144. Vehicle 1 was traveling at an unsafe speed for the wet road conditions. The driver of vehicle 1 lost control of the vehicle and struck vehicle 2 head-on, causing damage to both vehicles. The driver of vehicle 1 remained on scene until released by investigators. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.


Investigated by: TXDPS North Texas District Crash Team.


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



William Lockridge

Sergeant, Safety Education, Media and Communications

Texas Department of Public Safety

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