Killeen Police Investigate an Overnight Fatality Crash on Elms Road

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, at approximately 11:34 p.m., Officers were dispatched to the 4400 block of Elms Road in reference a 911 call about a crash involving a motorcycle.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male lying on the side of the road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the operator of the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Elms Road.  The operator failed to negotiate the turn, leaving the roadway and striking the pole.  The male victim, 46 year-old Xavier La Monde Banks succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 12:40 a.m. on Friday, October 27, 2017, by Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown.  An autopsy has been ordered at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Science in Dallas.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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