KPD Identifies Victim From Hit & Run on 195
Killeen Police investigate early morning crash that sends two people to the hospital.
Officers responded to the 2800 block of S. Fort Hood St. at 1:55am, on May 25, 2015, after receiving a 911 call telling them about a pedestrian getting hit by a vehicle.
Upon the officer’s arrival they located two females who had been hit by a vehicle in the 2800 block of S. Fort Hood St. Witnesses told the officer that a 28 year old female was crossing from the west side of the roadway to the east side and as she was crossing on foot, a tan midsize vehicle traveling in the outside lane, struck the female knocking her to the ground; the vehicle continued traveling southbound, fleeing the area. A female who was inside a restaurant, heard the witnesses and went outside to assist the injured female, as the nurse was assisting the victim, a Honda that was traveling southbound in the inside lane struck both females. The nurse was struck knocking her away from the other female and the first female victim was run over by vehicle.
UPDATE- The female who was crossing the roadway and was struck twice, Kyesha Lashell Harris-Foster, succumbed to her injuries from the crash and was pronounced deceased at Baylor Scott & White Hospital on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at 10:12am, by Justice of the Peace Barfield. There will not be an autopsy ordered.
The KPD Traffic Unit Investigators continue to investigate this crash and advised the tan midsized vehicle that fled the scene will be missing the drive’s side mirror and have damage to the front left of the vehicle. This vehicle has not been located.
Anyone who has information about the whereabouts of the suspect vehicle or information about the driver is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477). You can also go online anonymously at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com or text BELLCO along with the tip to 274637. Text HELP for help with the tip to 274637 or text STOP to stop the tip to 274637, message and data rates may apply. All information is confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.
Killeen Police Department