Jonny Goodday | 9/21/2020 | Goodday Mineral Wells | DPS Updates
Per DPS Sergeant Richard Hunter:
MINERAL WELLS, TX – On September 20, 2020 at approximately 9:30 PM, Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on US Highway 281 ten miles south of Mineral Wells.
Preliminary investigation indicates a 2017 Dodge Ram pickup, driven by 31-year-old Ryan Keith Yarbrough of San Saba, was traveling southbound on US 281. For an undetermined reason, the Dodge crossed the center stripe and traveled into the northbound lanes of travel striking a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle head-on. The driver of the motorcycle, Charles R. Walker, 68, of Mineral Wells, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Todd Baker.
Yarbrough and a 28-year-old female passenger from the Dodge were transported to Palo Pinto General Hospital with undisclosed injuries. A second passenger in the Dodge was not injured.
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