Killeen Police Investigate a Pedestrian Fatality

Killeen, TX (December 8, 2022): A 23-year-old female is deceased after being struck by a vehicle.

On Monday, December 5, 2022, at approximately 7:25 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 100 block of W Elms Road in reference to a crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a female lying in the roadway. The female was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center and was subsequently transported to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian was crossing northbound on Elms Road when a black Lexus traveling eastbound merged into the turning lane to make a left turn onto Florence Road, struck the pedestrian.

On December 6, 2022, Tatiana Monae Mathis succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital by Justice of the Peace Larry Wilkey at 5:45 p.m.

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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