John Cowen Dies in 2-Car Accident on Farm-to-Market Road 1670 [Belton, TX]

John Cowen Dies in 2-Car Accident on Farm-to-Market Road 1670 [Belton, TX]

John Cowen Dies in 2-Car Accident on Farm-to-Market Road 1670 [Belton, TX]

70-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Two-Vehicle Collision on Auction Barn Road

BELTON, TX (July 8, 2024) – Early Thursday evening, John Cowen was killed in a 2-car accident on Auction Barn Road.

Authorities responded to the scene around 5:15 p.m., near Auction Barn Road on June 13th.

Officers say Cowen was heading west on Auction Barn Road and attempted to make a turn onto Farm-to-Market Road 1670.

There, Cowen failed to yield the right-of-way to another driver, resulting in a collision at the intersection.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced 70-year-old Cowen, of Salado deceased.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. No additional information was added, and the Belton Police Department CRASH team is handling the investigation.

Once available, further details will be provided about the fatal 2-car accident on Farm-to-Market Road 1670.


Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John Cowen. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.


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