Lynwood Bowland Jr Killed in Accident at Old Avinger Rd near Ore City, TX

October 31, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Lynwood Bowland Jr
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Old Avinger Rd, Ore City, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Nissan Versa
Old Avinger Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Nissan Versa lost control at curve in the roadway before crashing into a tree

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at Old Avinger Rd near Ore City, TX on October 31st, 2023. Police say the incident happened round 4:43 p.m. According to investigators, a Nissan Versa operated by 76-year-old Lynwood Bowland, Jr was eastbound on Old Avinger Rd at the time. Police allege the vehicle may have lost control while navigating a curve in the roadway, causing the vehicle to veer from the road. From there, police say the vehicle crashed into a tree, leaving Bowland seriously injured. Officials say Bowland was hospitalized for injuries he later died from. Authorities did not have any additional information.

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