A Gatesville teenager died in a vehicle crash Wednesday night on State Highway 107 near Gatesville, officials said.

Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Robbie Barrera confirmed the fatal accident, and said DPS troopers are investigating.

Gatesville High School sophomore Clancy Lawhorn, 16, a member of the high school band, was killed in the single-vehicle pickup truck crash, according to Gatesville Superintendent Eric Penrod.

On its Facebook page Thursday, the Gatesville Independent School District said it was postponing the 6th Grade Band concert “in light of the unexpected passing of one of our high school band students.”

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.