WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — A Georgia man has been booked into jail for intoxicated manslaughter and manslaughter in connection with a fatal head-on collision on Henry S. Grace Freeway last August.
20-year-old Carson Lubbess has bonds of $250,000 and $200,000.
Wichita Falls officers responded to the 4500 block of Henry S. Grace Freeway on August 1, 2021, at 2:56 a.m.
Witnesses said a red Honda was traveling north in the southbound lanes and it collided head-on with a Chevy pickup traveling southbound.
The driver of the pickup, 81-year-old Jerry Fulfer of Wichita County, was killed.
Wichita County prosecutors obtained an indictment alleging intoxicated manslaughter or manslaughter.
They say Lubbess was intoxicated and/or driving his vehicle at an excessive speed in the wrong lane of travel.
Lubbess was taken to a hospital in Dallas for treatment of his injuries.
Police say he was a military service member posted to Fort Sill.