KPD Investigates Fatal Crash on Stan Schlueter

Killeen Police investigate an evening fatal crash on Stan Schlueter Blvd.

Officers responded to a 911 call telling them of a crash in the area of Stan Schlueter and Ledgestone on Sunday, May 29, 2016, at 7:22pm.  Upon the officers arrival they located a gray Toyota Camry and a silver Honda Accord that had been involved in the crash.  The preliminary investigation revealed that the Honda was traveling west on Stan Schlueter in the outside lane when the 17 year old driver in the Toyota pulled onto Stan Schlueter from Ledgestone into the oncoming path of the Honda causing the Honda to collide with the driver’s side of the Toyota.  The driver of the Toyota, Jayveon Devone Burks, was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by medical personnel at 8:11pm.  The 16 year old passenger in the Toyota was transported to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in stable condition and the driver of the Honda was transported to Metroplex Hospital with minor injuries.

This crash continues to be investigated and information will be released as it becomes available.

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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