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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – 1/10/2024 Fatality Motorcycle Crash – Cass County

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

Date & Time: January 10, 2024, at 7:14 PM

County: Cass

Location: US Highway 67 Morris/Cass County Line, Texas

Posted Speed Limit: 70 MPH

Road Conditions: Dry

Vehicle 1:  2004, Honda VTX Motorcycle

Driver #1: Deceased

Benny Dan Snyder, 53 YOA, of Redwater, TX

Helmet: No

Pronounced By: J.P. Gina Basham on scene.

Passenger: Deceased

Darlene Green-Hurst, 40 YOA, of Maud, TX

Helmet: No

Pronounced by:  J.P. Gina Basham on scene.

Description:

Preliminary investigation indicates that the motorcycle was traveling west on US Highway 67.  The motorcycle struck a wild animal in the roadway, and the impact knocked the operator and passenger off the motorcycle and onto the road.  This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.

Investigated By: Trooper S. Lawrence, DPS – Linden

A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. Link: https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/crashReportSearch.htm

Ethan Sartor

Sergeant -Texas Department of Public Safety

Safety Education/Media Communications

Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin,Hopkins,Lamar, Morris, Red River, Titus

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