The 911 caller didn’t know he was describing Randy Travis.
“I just found a guy lying in the road,” he told a dispatcher just after 11 p.m. Tuesday, adding that the country singer was crumpled on a highway 60 miles north of Dallas.
“I’m kinda spooked out," the caller said.
When authorities arrived, the scene grew stranger: 53-year-old Travis was naked, bruised, reeking of alcohol. He’d apparently run his Pontiac Trans Am off the road and into construction barricades, scattering the cones.
After Travis was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated, he threatened to “shoot and kill officers working the case,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement. He refused to take a Breathalyzer test, so his blood was later drawn at a local hospital.