Texas

Shannon Katy Killed in Accident at FM 2280 in Johnson County, TX

Date
July 30, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Shannon Katy
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

FM2280, Cleburne, Johnson County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Jeep Commander, Jeep Wrangler
Road/Highway
FM 2280
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Jeep Commander, Jeep Wrangler


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at FM 2280 in Johnson County, TX on July 30th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 3:32 p.m. According to investigators, a Jeep Commander and a Jeep Wrangler operated by 42-year-old Shannon Katy were headed northbound on FM 2280. Police allege the Commander collided with the rear of the Wrangler, causing the Wrangler to veer from the road. Reports say the vehicle went unto a skid before crashing into a tree and overturning. Katy was ejected from the vehicle in the crash, suffering fatal injuries. The other driver was uninjured, police say. Reports indicate an Intoxication Manslaughter charge was recommended and/or issued.

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