KILLEEN, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: A man has died in a motorcycle crash in Killeen.
The Texas Department of Public Safety was dispatched at approximately 3:10 a.m. Tuesday after receiving reports of an accident on westbound Interstate 14, at Clear Creek Road.
A 2022 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by 31-year-old Jonathan Emill Vergne-Negron, of Copperas Cove, was traveling westbound on I-14. Witnesses reported that Negron stood up on his motorcycle as he was traveling westbound.
As Negron was standing up on his motorcycle, he lost control and fell to the ground. The motorcycle continued westbound and eventually crashed.
Negron’s wife was following him as he crashed and stopped to assist him. As Negron was being assisted out of the roadway by his wife, a 2022 Toyota Camry, driven by a 32-year-old Copperas Cove man, was approaching the crash scene.
The driver of the Toyota attempted to avoid colliding with Negron, but ended up striking him. Negron was pronounced dead on scene by Justice of the Peace Nicola James.
The crash investigation is still active and open.