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Killeen Police investigate an overnight crash fatality

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Posted at 9:57 AM, Apr 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-22 10:57:33-04

KILLEEN, TX — On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at approximately 10:46 p.m., officers were dispatched to IH-14 eastbound near Old FM 440 in reference to a 911 call about a major crash.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a gold in color sedan flipped over and fully engulfed in flames.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the sedan was traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on Old FM 440 and went through the stop sign located on Central Texas Expressway.

The vehicle continued to travel across the highway, airborne, striking the center concrete median of IH-14.

Only one occupant was in the vehicle.

Justice of the Peace Daryl Peters pronounced Ezekiel DeSean Connor, 29, deceased, at the scene, at 11:40 p.m. and ordered an autopsy to be performed.

The Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit continues to work this fatality and information will be released as it becomes available.