On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, a Killeen Police Officer was patrolling in the 8200 block of E. Trimmier and drove up on a crash at approximately 10:29 p.m. The officer observed a female behind the steering wheel and was unconscious. Paramedics arrived on scene and did not find any life signs on the female. Justice of the Peace Cooke pronounced the driver, Christina Marie Nowacki, 32, deceased at 11:22 p.m. at the scene. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Nowacki was traveling in a 2019 Chevrolet Sonic, southbound on E. Trimmier when she left the roadway on the west side of Trimmier, causing the vehicle to strike into a tree.
The Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit continues to investigate this fatality and information will be released as it becomes available.
Killeen Police Department