56-year-old Curtis Lee Pope of Bandera was killed during a two-vehicle vehicle collision that occurred on the 3200 block of Bandera Highway near Kerrville on the morning of Dec. 28, according to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), who attributed the accident to wet weather conditions.
DPS officials said Michael Ray Durivage, 48, of Kerrville was driving a 2011 Ford F-250 southbound on Bandera Highway.
After losing control of his vehicle on a curve, Durivage crossed into the northbound lane and collided with Pope’s vehicle.
Pope was pronounced dead at the scene.
Durivage was transported to Peterson Regional Hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Curtlis Lee Pope was born November 3, 1964, in Texarkana, Texas.
His death came three days before his first wedding anniversary with Angel Wooten Pope of Bandera.
Pope was a superintendent and foreman with Sides Triple Services in Medina. employed by Sides Triple S Services LLC of Medina, TX as a superintendent and foreman.
Curtis was preceded in death by his parents, Billy and Narene Pope.
Funeral services and visitation was held Saturday, January 2.
Arrangements are with the Kerrville Funeral Home, which can be contacted at 830-895-5111.