Killeen Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Stan Schleuter Loop
June 2, 2017
On June 1, 2017 at about 2:58 p.m., a silver 2005 BMW was stopped facing north in the inside lane of Bunny Trail attempting to turn left to travel west on Stan Schlueter Loop. A Maroon 2006 GMC Envoy was stopped in the northbound middle lane, also turning left to go west on Stan Schlueter Loop. A Yellow 2006 Nissan Xterra SUV was traveling east in the outside lane of Stan Schlueter Loop. According to witnesses, the Nissan ran the solid red light as the BMW and GMC entered the intersection. The front of the Nissan struck the driver’s side door area of the BMW, causing it to spin and strike the driver side of the GMC SUV. The Nissan and BMW sustained major damage.
The driver of the BMW was initially transported to Seton Medical Center of Harker Heights by Killeen EMS. She was subsequently flown to Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas, where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased by medical staff at 5:22pm.
The deceased is identified as 23 year-old Maria Clarissa Aro Tabonares of Killeen.
The crash continues to be investigated by our Traffic Unit. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Cdr. Alex Gearhart
Killeen Police Department