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Police identify Killeen man killed in crash Wednesday morning

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Posted at 1:15 PM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 18:49:38-04

BELTON, TX — A Killeen man who was killed in a car wreck Wednesday morning has been identified as 41-year-old Jeremy Puryear, said police .

An earlier release stated that the man was 30-years-old. Police expressed regret over the error made at the scene.

Police said at 7:30 a.m., a man was driving a Ford Mustang on E. 6th avenue when the man's vehicle left the roadway west of the Temple-Belton Wastewater Treatment plant.

The vehicle then crashed into the fence of a temporary construction storage area. No other injuries were reported, according to police.

Police were waiting to release the identity of the man until they had notified his next of kin.