Travis County Crash Report: 1 killed, 2 injured in head-on crash in Copperas Cove


Crash Report – FM116, Copperas Cove, TX


Report ID: 2023 August 12

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: 2007 BMW

Traffic Unit 2: 2023 Toyota pickup

Occupants: At least 3

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition (Dry, Wet, Snow, Mud, Dirt): Unknown

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Head-on

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


COPPERAS COVE, TX – A central Texas man was killed and two others were injured in a fiery head-on crash in Copperas Cover on Saturday afternoon.

Police say Bernard Christian Uhler II, 48, was headed south on FM-116 shortly before 12:30 p.m. when his vehicle drifted into the oncoming lanes and crashed head-on into a 2023 Toyota pickup truck.

Uhler was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. Both occupants of the pickup, ages 46 and 42, sustained minor injuries in the crash.

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