Motorcyclist killed in wreck identified - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

Motorcyclist killed in wreck identified

WACO, TX (KXXV) -

The Waco Police Department has identified the man who was killed after a Friday night wreck in Waco.

Police responded to the wreck at around 7:45 p.m. outside the McDonald's on Hewitt Drive and Imperial Drive.

Police said motorcyclist was traveling south when a pickup truck heading north turned into the McDonald's in front of the bike. 

The motorcyclist tried to lock the brakes, and the bike slid into the back of the pickup, according to police. 

"The pickup truck driver made a turn into a parking lot not seeing the approaching bike," Sgt. Patrick Swanton said.

People at the scene tried to perform CPR on the motorcyclist. He was taken to Scott & White Medical Center Hillcrest, where he later died.

Police identified the motorcyclist as 39-year-old Craig Fernando.

The driver and the passenger in the pickup truck were unharmed.

Police have ordered an autopsy.

Copyright 2017 KXXV. All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Cosby could spend rest of life in prison for sex assault

    Cosby could spend rest of life in prison for sex assault

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:29:52 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:34 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:34:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

    Prosecutors say the public has now seen 'the real Bill Cosby'; the comedian was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion.

    More >>

    Prosecutors say the public has now seen 'the real Bill Cosby'; the comedian was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion.

    More >>
  • EPA chief gets congressional scolding over ethical lapses

    EPA chief gets congressional scolding over ethical lapses

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:30:52 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:34 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:34:30 GMT

    Lawmakers assail EPA chief over ethical lapses in hearings that triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.

    More >>

    Lawmakers assail EPA chief over ethical lapses in hearings that triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.

    More >>
  • Trump's Cohen comments raise questions about relationship

    Trump's Cohen comments raise questions about relationship

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-26 13:18:48 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:32:48 GMT
    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him 'with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal' and that 'from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong.' (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him 'with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal' and that 'from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong.' (Source: CNN)

    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him "with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal" and that "from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong."

    More >>

    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him "with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal" and that "from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong."

    More >>
Powered by Frankly