A 47-year-old Yantis man was killed in a one-vehicle crash on FM 514 in Wood County Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, according to Texas Department of Public Safety reports.
Darryl Johnson was traveling west in a 2006 Honda Pilot on FM 514 west, five miles east of Yantis, at 8:20 a.m. the day before Thanksgiving. He failed to drive in a single lane and left the roadway to the right, striking a tree in the wet, rainy conditions Wednesday morning, according to the preliminary crash report by DPS Trooper Gary Hayes, assigned to the Emory area.
Johnson was pronounced deceased at the crash site by Wood County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Tony Gilbreath, DPS Safety Education/Media & Communications Sgt. Adam Albritton reported Monday afternoon, Nov. 28, 2022.