Highway 171 reopened after fatality crash in Johnson County
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred this morning on Highway 171.
At around 10:30am this morning, Grandview Fire Department, Rio Vista Fire Department, AMR, and multiple law enforcement officers responded to a head-on crash on Highway 171 near County Road 305 southeast of Cleburne.
Grandview FD reported two vehicles involved with major damage. One person was still trapped in the wreckage.
According to DPS, a 61-year-old Grandview woman was driving southbound when she veered into the northbound lanes and hit an oncoming vehicle. She was killed. The driver of the vehicle she hit was transported to a Fort Worth hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Air Evac Lifeteam was called to the scene.
Johnson County Emergency Management reported this was a fatality accident. Lanes were closed for multiple hours while Texas Highway Patrol investigated the scene.
All lanes were reopened this afternoon.
The crash remains under investigation.