Fatality Collision (Press Release)
On February 11th, 2017 the Abilene Police Department received a call of a major motor vehicle collision near the intersection of FM 600 and FM 3034 in Jones County. The preliminary investigation indicates that Richard Demore, 76, of Abilene was southbound on FM 600 and attempted to turn around to travel north. As this action was taken his vehicle was struck by another southbound vehicle. Demore was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Cheryl Guernsey. The investigation into this incident will be conducted by officers of the Abilene Police Departments Traffic Division.