Killeen Police Investigate a Motorcycle Fatality on Twin Creek Drive

Killeen, TX (March 23, 2023): Killeen Police are investigating the death of a 46-year-old male.

On Thursday, March 23, 2023, at approximately 2:08 a.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of North Twin Creek Drive and East Rancier Avenue in reference to a 911 call about a crash.  Upon the officer’s arrival, they located a male and a motorcycle lying in the roadway.  Officers immediately started to perform life-saving measures.  The male was transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in critical condition.  The operator, Shondalero Basken, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the operator of the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Twin Creek Drive when he attempted to navigate a right-hand turn to begin traveling eastbound Rancier Avenue.  The operator failed to control his speed and struck a concrete median, causing him to be ejected.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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