Fatal Wreck April 7 2021

Fatal wreck in Coleman County on April 6, 2021. 

According to information obtained from the Coleman Police Department, on April 6th 2021 at 11:36 pm a 911 call came into the Coleman County Law Enforcement Center of a crash that occurred on the US 84 Bypass at North Colorado.  The Coleman Police Department, Coleman Fire Department, Coleman County Sheriff’s Office and Metro EMS were dispatched to the scene.  When Officers arrived they saw that a Toyota 4Runner and a Ford F250 were on the north side of the roadway with heavy front-end damage.  The Toyota contained two occupants.  The passenger was taken by a medical helicopter to Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.  The driver of the Toyota and was transported to Coleman County Medical Center where she died from her injuries.  The driver of the Toyota has been identified as 53 year old Candace Barr of Abilene.  The driver of the Ford F250 was transported the Coleman County Medical Center then transferred to Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.

This crash is being investigated by the Coleman Police Department with the assistance of Texas Department of Public Safety.