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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Johnson County fatal crash 12/26/23

Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2            

Number of Injured: 3                  Number Killed: 6

Date & Time: 12/26/23 at 4:00 PM

County: Johnson

Location: US 67 near the intersection of CR 1119, 3.62 miles northeast of Nemo, TX

Posted Speed Limit: 70 MPH.

Road Condition: Dry.

 

Vehicle 1: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado

 

Driver 1:

Luke Resecker, male, 17 YOA of Glen Rose, TX

Seatbelt: Yes

Critical injuries, transported to Harris Health Hospital, Ft. Worth.

Occupant 1:

Preston Glass, male, 17 YOA of Glen Rose, TX

Seatbelt: No

Critical injuries, transported to John Peter Smith Hospital, Ft. Worth

Vehicle 2: 2021 Honda Odyssey

Driver 2: Deceased

Rushil Barri, 28 YOA of Irving, TX

Seatbelt: Yes

Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office

Occupant 1: Deceased  

Asian female, 36 YOA of Alpharetta, Georgia

Seatbelt: Yes

Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office

Occupant 2:

Lokesh Potabathula, male 26 YOA of Alpharetta, Georgia

Seatbelt: No

Critical injuries, transported to Harris Health Hospital, Ft. Worth

 

Occupant 3: Deceased

Asian male, 64 YOA of Alpharetta, Georgia

Seatbelt: No

Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office

Occupant 4: Deceased

Asian female, 60 YOA of Alpharetta, Georgia

Seatbelt: No

Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office

Occupant 5: Deceased

Asian male, 10 YOA of Alpharetta, Georgia

Seatbelt: No

Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office

Occupant 6: Deceased

Asian female, 9 YOA of Alpharetta, Georgia

Seatbelt: No

Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office

Description: Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling south on US 67 in the area of CR 1119. Unit 2 was traveling north in the same area. Vehicle 1 entered the northbound lane, in a “no passing” area. Vehicle 1 struck vehicle 2 in a head-on manner. This caused heavy damage to both vehicles. Notification of next of kin for vehicle 2 occupants has not been made. When next of kin notification has been made an update will be released with vehicle 2 occupant identification.  The Texas Department of Public Safety is working with the Georgia State Police to locate next of kin. This is an ongoing investigation and there is no further information.

 

Investigated by: District Crash Team – Johnson County DPS.

 

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

https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/CrashReportSearch.htm           

 

 

William Lockridge

Sergeant, Safety Education, Media and Communications

Texas Department of Public Safety

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