Powderly, TX — Local news reports have identified the couple from Powderly who was killed just outside of Paris, TX after a fatal car accident on Saturday night, June 15, 2013. Curtis Coburn, 81, and Willa Dean Coburn, 81, both passed away at about 9:00 p.m. on Saturday night along North Main Street (U.S. 271).
Police said that Curtis and Willa were headed along North Main last Saturday night when, for unknown reasons, vehicle lost control and swerved off the roadway, hitting a light pole. The impact from the wreck left both critically injured and they passed away at a local hospital after paramedics responded to the scene.
More investigation was expected that day, but the cause of the wreck has not been determined yet.
Scene of the Accident