Ruston Stafford Killed in Accident at FM 1718 in Cleburne, TX

April 12, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Ruston Stafford
Type of Accident
Motorcycle Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM1718, Cleburne, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Harley-Davidson Motorcycle
FM 1718
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorcycle veered from the road at a curve

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed one person at FM 1718 in Cleburne, TX on April 12th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:18 p.m. According to investigators, a motorcycle operated by 40-year-old Ruston Stafford was headed southbound before veering from the road for unclear reasons. They vehicle struck a curb, causing Stafford to be ejected from the vehicle as it traveled forward before crashing. Stafford suffered fatal injuries in the incident. Additional information has not been made available.

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