Texas auto accident—Weatherford woman killed on Texas 171 in 2-vehicle crash

Legal news for Texas automobile accident attorneys. A two-vehicle wreck killed a woman on Texas 171.

Texas Department of Public Safety alerts Texas automobile accident lawyers- A crash between Ford F-250 and Jeep Patriot killed a woman.

Dallas, TX—A Sunday morning, March 28, 2010 wreck killed a Weatherford woman on Texas 171 after colliding with Ford F-250 that veered into her lane. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:58 a.m., on Texas 171, nine miles south of Weatherford, as reported by the Star-Telegram.

The Texas Department of Public Safety reported, Patricia Godwin, 45, of Weatherford was traveling southbound on Texas 171 in a 2008 Jeep Patriot when a northbound F-250 veered into her lane, causing a collision. The crash caused the Patriot “to overturn and come to rest on its roof facing north.” The collision sent the truck back over into the northbound lanes and stopped facing northeast in the east barrow ditch. It is unknown what caused the truck to enter the northbound lanes of traffic.

The driver of the truck, John Roper, 42, of Cresson was rushed to a Fort Worth hospital for treatment of a possible traumatic brain injury (TBI). Roper is reportedly in good condition at this time.

The DPS is conducting a full investigation into the fatal wreck. At this time no charges have been filed nor have any arrests been made in connection with this violent wreck.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Texas automobile accident lawyers.