Killeen Police Investigate a Late-Night Pedestrian Crash

Killeen, TX (August 27, 2021): Killeen Police investigates a pedestrian crash that occurred in the late evening hours.

On Thursday, August 26, 2021, at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 3500 block of East Rancier Avenue, near Long Branch Park, in reference to a crash involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a female lying in the roadway. Officers immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a white Chevy Silverado was traveling westbound in the outside lane on E. Rancier Avenue when it collided with the pedestrian that was walking westbound on E. Rancier Avenue in the roadway. The pedestrian was transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

The female pedestrian succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 11:17 p.m. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The name of the pedestrian has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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