Charlotte Smith Depue Killed in Accident at State Hwy 8 in Bowie, TX

February 16, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Charlotte Smith Depue
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 8, New Boston, Bowie, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Sportage, Tractor-trailer
State Hwy 8
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kia Sportage and a Tractor-trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed a person at State Hwy 8 in Bowie, TX on February 16th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 4:45 p.m. According to investigators, a Kia Sportage operated by 83-year-old Charlotte Smith Depue is allegedly to have turned into the path of a tractor-trailer, resulting in a collision between the vehicles. The crash left Depue with fatal injuries. The other driver, a 49-year-old Foreman, AR man, was evaluated for possible injuries. Additional information was not available.

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