NEWS RELEASE: Killeen Police Investigate a Major Crash on Rancier
Killeen, TX (June 19, 2021): One person is deceased after a two- vehicle collision.
On Saturday, June 19, 2021, at approximately 9:35 am, officers were dispatched to a 911 call in reference to a major crash in the 1300 block of E Rancier Avenue. Upon the officers arrival, they located a grey Toyota Corolla and a white Ford F-250 pick up truck had collided head on.
The four occupants of the Toyota were all transported in critical condition. The male driver was transported to Baylor Scott & White. The front female passenger and one rear male passenger were transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center; however, the male was subsequently airlifted to Baylor Scott & White. A second rear passenger, a 16-year-old male juvenile was transported to McLane’s Children’s Hospital.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the Toyota was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of travel on Rancier Avenue and collided with the Ford in the inside lanes.
The occupants of the Ford reported minor injuries. They were treated and released on scene.
The female passenger, 35-year-old Omaris Gonzalez, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital by medical personnel.
Traffic Investigators are actively investigating this fatality and there is no additional information at this time.
Ofelia Miramontez Public Affairs Killeen Police Department