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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – 2.1.2024 Fatality Crash in Wise County

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

Date & Time: February 1, 2024, at 6:25 a.m.

County: Wise.

Location: US-287 near County Road 2798.

Posted Speed Limit: 75 MPH.

Road Condition: Wet.


Vehicle 1: 2010 Dodge Ram 3500.

Driver 1:

Whitney Chantel Housour, 57-YOA from Bowie, TX.

Seatbelt: Yes

Transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, TX, with stable injuries.

Passenger: Deceased.

Bobby Ray Vinyard, 83-YOA from Bowie, TX.

Seatbelt: Yes

Pronounced by Justice of the Peace Jan Marrow.


Description: A preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling southbound when the driver lost control, drove off the roadway, and rolled over. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.


Investigated by: Trooper D. Thompson, DPS – Decatur.


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



Josue “Tony” De La Cerda, PIO Sergeant

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