Thomas Shears Killed in Accident at FM 1626 near Buck’s Backyard in Buda, TX

April 14, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Thomas Shears
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Buck's Backyard, Farm to Market 1626, Buda, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Buda Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
FM 1626
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Passenger car collided with a pedestrian

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at FM 1626 near Buck's Backyard in Buda, TX on April 14th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 12:21 a.m. According to investigators, a pedestrian was crossing the roadway in front of Buck's Backyard before they were stuck by a vehicle. The pedestrian, identified as 41-year-old Thomas Shears, was taken to an area hospital with injuries they later died from. Reports say the driver and a passenger in the vehicle, who were not publicly identified, had minor injuries. Additional information was not available.

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