Killeen Police Investigate a Pedestrian Fatality on Veterans Memorial Boulevard

Killeen, TX (August 16, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating a pedestrian fatality on Veterans Memorial Blvd.

On Sunday, August 15, 2021, at approximately 12:20 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of East Veterans Memorial Blvd. in reference to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian was walking westbound in the center turn lane when an unknown make and model vehicle traveling westbound in the inside lane struck the pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and render aid and continued to travel westbound.

The victim, 37-year-old Yolanda Monique Butler, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 1:03 a.m.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything, has any videos or any information about this crash, to contact the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous.

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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