KPD Investigates Early Morning Fatal Crash

UPDATE: The deceased 38 year old male has been identified as Antwan Devon Garland of Killeen.

Killeen Police investigate fatal crash E. Veterans Memorial Blvd.

Officers responded to a 911 call about a crash in the 5900 block of E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., which involved a white Ford van and a red Honda Civic Thursday, November 24, 2016, just before 3:00am.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the 2005 Ford van was traveling westbound on E. Veterans Memorial Blvd and the 2011 Honda Civic was traveling eastbound on E. Veterans Memorial Blvd.  The Civic crossed the center lane into the path of the van causing the vehicles to collide in an offset head on manner.

The 38 year old male driver of the Civic was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin at 3:42 am. Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. The driver of the van was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

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

Tina Amerson
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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