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Man discovered on Old Waco Road dies from injuries: Temple police

Temple Police Crime Scene
Posted at 9:00 AM, Jul 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-14 11:59:35-04

TEMPLE, Texas — A man is dead after being discovered with severe injuries on Old Waco Road, Temple police said.

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Around 12:20 a.m. this morning, officers were dispatched to Old Waco Road where they discovered a male driver suffering from life-threatening injuries, according to the Temple Police Department.

He has since been identified as 44-year-old Carl Roberts Jr.

Authorities believe Roberts was traveling northbound on Old Waco Road when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree.

Police said he was discovered between the intersections of Hogan and Steve on Old Waco Road.

Roberts was transported to Baylor Scott and White where he later died.

Old Waco Road is expected to be closed until further notice as police investigate.

An investigation into this incident remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477, where callers can report anonymously.