SCURRY COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Charles Gardner of Glenn Heights, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal three-wheel vehicle crash in Scurry County Wednesday.

Gardner, 48, was killed in Wednesday night in a single-vehicle crash near Snyder, Texas.


According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Gardner was operating a Polaris Slingshot, when the vehicle apparently hydroplaned while on U.S. Highway 180 outside of Snyder around 6:15 Wednesday. The vehicle then exited the roadway and entered a culvert before making contact with a fence.

Gardner, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Scurry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 16,921. Its county seat is Snyder, which is the home for Western Texas College. The county was created in 1876 and organized in 1884 – Wikipedia.