Cody Lee Mitchell Killed in Accident at US Hwy 287 in Wichita Falls, TX

August 31, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Motorcycle Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 287, Wichita Falls, TX, U.S.

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Wichita Falls County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
US Hwy 287
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorcycle involved in a police pursuit crashed under unconfirmed circumstances

What Happened

Wichita County Sheriff's Office authorities are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist at US Hwy 287 in Wichita Falls, TX on August 31st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11:48 p.m. Authorities allege 35-year-old Cody Lee Mitchell was operating a motorcycle that was allegedly seen in a bar lot performing donuts. Sources say authorities attempted to stop the vehicle prior to a chase occurred. The motorcycle is alleged to have left the scene, traveling at a high rate of speed, before losing control and colliding with a guardrail. The crash left Mitchell with fatal injuries at the scene. Additional information was not available.

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