Texas DPS investigates Gatesville fatal crash

Authorities say a Washburn County man died when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree...
Authorities say a Washburn County man died when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree Friday night.(Pixabay via MGN)
Published: Dec. 7, 2022 at 8:33 AM CST
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GATESVILLE, Texas (KWTX) - One woman is dead following a rollover crash in Gatesville Tuesday evening.

Texas DPS Troopers responded at 6:08 p.m. Dec. 5 to a vehicle rollover on FM 1829, almost 10 miles of Gatesville where a 2003 Ford Ranger was travelling northbound on FM 1829.

According to the investigating Trooper, the driver was traveling at an unsafe speed and failed to drive in a single lane. This caused the driver to lose control in the bar ditch. and colliding into a fence overturning the car.

Brooke Rene Lovelady-McCrone, 52, was pronounced deceased on scene by Justice of the Peace 3 James Caldwell. Next of kin have been notified.

The crash investigation is still active and open.

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