Killeen Police Investigate a Motorcycle Fatality

Killeen, TX (January 31, 2021): A 36-year-old female is deceased after striking a vehicle that occurred during the evening hours.

On Saturday, January 30, 2021, at approximately 9:58 p.m., Killeen Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of S. Fort Hood Street in reference to a 911 call about a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located an unconscious female lying on the roadway.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a white Harley Davidson was traveling southbound on SH 195 at unsafe speed when the driver of a black Nissan Versa failed to yield-Right of Way-stop sign and entered the intersection in front of the motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the left front quarter panel of the Nissan, causing the operator to be ejected. The operator was not wearing a helmet.

The operator of the motorcycle, Marla Harris, was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 11:15 p.m.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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