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Motorcycle, ATV, Other Crashes Reported April 9-10

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Local officers responded to reports of at least four vehicle crashes over the last 2 days, including motorcycle, ATV and other crashes involving animals, according to sheriff’s reports.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies, firefighters and EMS responded to what was reported at 11:34 p.m. April 10 to 911 dispatchers as a motorcycle crash on State Highway 19 south near Crump Lane. A medical helicopter was requested. One male was reportedly transported by helicopter to an area trauma center and a female transported by ambulance to the hospital, according to sheriff’s reports. No additional details were available regarding the crash Saturday morning.

Hopkins County and Como firefighters, along with deputies and a trooper, responded around 8:45 p.m. April 9, to what was reported to 911 dispatchers as a crash involving a vehicle and a hog. The vehicle allegedly went off FM 69 south at County Road 2424 into a creek. The caller told dispatchers he thought the person in the vehicle had broken his ankle, according to reports.

Deputies and HC and Como firefighters responded at 5:11 a.m. April 9 on State Highway 11 east near County Road 2421, where a vehicle reportedly struck a cow, obstructing the road. Another vehicle also reportedly struck the cow, adding to the wreckage, according to sheriff’s reports.

Hopkins County firefighters and deputies were dispatched at 7:43 p.m. to County Road 2324 in Como, to what was reported as an ATV crash with injuries. A male reportedly fell off of an ATV and was transported by ambulance to a hospital, according to sheriff’s reports.


The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 438-4040.

Author: Faith Huffman

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