Gary Ward Killed; Jacqueline Ward Injured in Accident at State Hwy 95 in Bell County, TX

January 12, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Gary Ward, Jacqueline
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 95, Taylor, Bell County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
GMC K2500, Tractor-trailer
State Hwy 95
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

GMC K2500 collided with a tractor-trailer

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at State Hwy 95 in Bell County, TX on January 12th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 10:28 p.m. According to investigators, a GMC K2500 was allegedly attempting to cross southbound across State Hwy 95 after exiting a bar parking lot. Reports allege the vehicle may have failed to yield to a southbound tractor-trailer and in the process, the two vehicles collided in a center turn lane. The impact is said to have pushed the GMC from the road into a nearby fence while the tractor-trailer overturned not its side. The driver of the GMC, identified as 41-year-old Gary Ward, suffered fatal injuries. A passenger, identified as 55-year-old Jacqueline Ward, was seriously injured while the tractor-trailer operator had injuries believed to be non-life-threatening in nature. Additional information was not available.

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