Killeen Police Investigate a Motorcycle Fatality

Killeen, TX (February 19, 2023): Killeen police are investigating the death of a 28-year-old male dirt bike operator.

On Saturday, February 18, 2023, at approximately 6:46 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Westcliff Road and Moonlight Drive in reference to a 911 call about a crash involving a vehicle and a motorcycle. Upon the officers’ arrival, they locate an unconscious male lying in the roadway. Emergency personnel immediately began life saving measures. The male was transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Lamar Lavance Lilly was pronounced deceased at 8:59 p.m. by medical staff.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the operator of the dirt bike was traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed on Westcliff Road when a Mercedes traveling westbound on Westcliff Road began to turn southbound onto Moonlight Drive, the dirt bike struck the passenger side of the car. The impact caused the dirt bike operator to be ejected, coming to a rest in the roadway. The driver of the car remained on scene. The dirt bike operator was not wearing a helmet and was on the street illegally with no lights.

The dirt bike was reportedly stolen out of Nolanville.

Investigators with the Traffic Unit continue to investigate this fatality and there is no other information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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