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Woman dead after crashing into tree

Posted at 11:00 AM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 12:02:34-05

KILLEEN, TX — Killeen police said they are investigating a crash that left a woman dead.

According to police, an officer was patrolling in the 8200 block of E. Trimmier when they drove up on a crash at approximately 10:29 p.m.

The officer saw an unconscious female behind the steering wheel.

Paramedics arrived on the scene and did not find any life signs on the female.

The driver, 32-year-old Christina Marie Nowacki, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

An autopsy will be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Nowacki was traveling in a 2019 Chevrolet Sonic, southbound on E. Trimmier when she left the roadway on the west side of Trimmier, causing the vehicle to strike into a tree. The Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit continues to investigate this fatality and information will be released as it becomes available.