Godley, TX – Victims Killed In TX-171 Crash Identified By Police
Godley, TX (August 7, 2019) – At approximately 9:30 p.m., police and emergency crews were called to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Texas Highway 171.
According to reports, a blue GMC pickup truck was traveling along the highway when it crossed over the center lines in the 11300 block. The GMC pickup collided head-on with a silver Dodge Ram pickup truck.
The driver of the GMC, identified as 34-year-old Ricky Cook, and the driver of the Dodge Ram, identified as 17-year-old Zane Gregg, both sustained fatal injuries in the incident and were pronounced deceased at the scene.
Alcohol was determined to be a factor in this collision.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Ricky Cook and Zane Gregg. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
This is an update to an earlier article found here.
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