KPD Investigates Early Morning Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Killeen Police investigate early morning fatal motorcycle crash on Hwy 190.

Killeen Police responded to the area of Hwy 190 and W. S. Young Dr, at 12:35am, on Friday, December 4, 2015, after receiving a 911 call in reference to a motorcycle crash.  The officers arrived to find a motorcycle on W.S. Young Drive just under the highway overpass and a male lying in the roadway.

The preliminary investigation revealed the motorcycle was traveling east on highway 190 approaching W.S. Young Dr. in the outside lane.  For unknown reasons at this time, the motorcycle left the roadway into the median between the eastbound and westbound overpasses and continues off the embankment, coming to rest onto W.S. Young Dr.

Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the 44 year old male deceased at 1:08am.  An autopsy has not been ordered at this time.

The identity of the victim in this crash has been withheld pending the notification of his next of kin.

The Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit continues to investigate this crash and information will be released as it becomes available.


Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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