James Cooper Killed in Accident at US 81 in Wise County TX

July 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
James Cooper
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 81, Bowie, Wise County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Mercedes-Benz S
US 81
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Mercedes-Benz S lost control at a curve in the road and overturned

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at US 81 in Wise County TX on July 8th, 2023 Police say the incident happened around 12:22 a.m. According to investigators, a Mercedes-Benz S operated by 45-year-old James Cooper was northbound on US 81 when the vehicle went into a skid while approaching a curve in the road. The vehicle then left the road and hit a construction sign before overturning. Cooper was partially ejected from the vehicle in the rollover, leaving Cooper with fatal injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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