Mary Patterson Killed; Warren Howell Injured in Accident at Hwy 171 in Johnson County, TX

April 24, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Mary Patterson, Warren Howell
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Texas 171, Weatherford, Johnson County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Transit Van, Chevrolet Equinox
Hwy 171
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), non-life-threatening injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Transit Van and a Chevrolet Equinox were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities have information on a two-vehicle crash that left a woman dead at Hwy 171 in Johnson County, TX on April 24th, 2023. Police say it happened around 10:36 a.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Equinox was headed southbound d on Hwy 171 before allegedly veering into the northbound lanes. Once in the northbound lanes, the vehicle is accused of colliding with a Ford Transit. The driver of the Chevrolet, identified as 61-year-old Mary Patterson, suffered fatal injuries in the collision. The other driver, 41-year-old Warren Howell, had injuries believed to be non-life-threatening. Additional information was not available.

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