KPD Investigates Fatal Crash on E. CTE and Rosewood

Officers responded to the intersection of Rosewood and East Central Texas Expressway Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 12:19 pm, after receiving 911 calls in reference to a crash involving a black Harley Davidson motorcycle, a white Buick Rendezvous and a black Infinity. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located the driver of the motorcycle lying in the roadway and Killeen EMS immediately began efforts to revive him. Unfortunately he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene, at 12:40 pm, by Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin.  The deceased is identified as Eric Eugene Cheney, a 41 year old Killeen man.  No one else involved in the crash received any injuries.


The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of the Buick Rendezvous was traveling westbound on East Central Texas Expressway in the outside lane and the driver of the Infinity was  traveling westbound on East Central Texas Expressway in the  inside lane  as they began to cross the intersection at Rosewood, witnesses said that the driver of Harley Davidson, who was traveling northbound on Rosewood, disregarded the red light as he approached the intersection at East Central Texas Expressway. The Harley Davidson collided with Buick Rendezvous and subsequently struck the Infinity.


This crash continues to be investigated by the Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit.


Tina Amerson
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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