Killeen Police Investigate a Pedestrian Hit and Run Crash

Killeen, TX (February 28, 2021): Killeen Police were dispatched at approximately 2:31 p.m., on Sunday, February 28, 2021, to a 911 call in reference to a crash involving a single vehicle and a 11-year-old pedestrian in the area of N. College Street and W. Green Avenue. The male juvenile was transported to McLane’s Children’s Hospital in Temple with non-life-threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian was on a skateboard traveling southbound on Root Avenue when a low profile black pickup truck with red rims traveling westbound on W. Church Avenue, failed to yield right of way to the pedestrian, striking him. The driver continued to travel and turned left northbound on Root Avenue and then westbound on W. Green Avenue effectively leaving the scene.

Investigators with the Traffic Unit are asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this crash, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at http://www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

The investigation is ongoing and at this time no other information will be released.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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