Police identifies man killed after vehicle crash - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Police identifies man killed after vehicle crash

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

Waco police are continuing to investigate a crash that left one person dead.

Officers responded to the scene near the intersection of Bosque Blvd. and Fish Pond just after 10 p.m. Thursday night. 

Once on scene officers discovered that one person was killed and one person was injured due to the crash.

Police believe that a white 2011 Toyota Tacoma was heading westbound in the 6600 block of Bosque. 

The vehicle crossed into the oncoming traffic and struck a 2003 Chevy Tahoe which had been heading eastbound. The vehicles collided head-on.  

Witnesses told officers the Toyota Tacoma was traveling at a high rate of speed prior to the accident. 

The driver of the Toyota Tacoma was killed in the crash.

The man that died has been identified as 30-year-old Matthew Barrera.

Barrera was deceased when officers arrived on the scene.

The driver of the Chevy Tahoe was transported to Hillcrest Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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