Killeen Police Investigate an Early Morning Pedestrian Fatality

Killeen, TX (August 8, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating a pedestrian fatality on Interstate 14.

On Saturday, August 7, 2021, at approximately 5:59 a.m., officers were dispatched to the westbound lanes on I-14 in reference to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located an unconscious male lying in the roadway.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a blue Ford F150 was traveling westbound in the outside lane on I-14 near mile mark 287. When the pedestrian attempted to cross the highway and he was struck by the pickup truck.

The male pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 6:44 a.m.

Next of kin pending notification.

The Traffic Unit continues to investigate this fatality and there is no other information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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