Killeen, Tx (FOX44) – Ft. Hood leaders are offering their condolences to the family and friends of a soldier killed in a crash Thursday evening. The victim was 22-year-old Specialist Jacob Oswald, who was a military intelligence analyst assigned to 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, “Black Jack”.
Killeen officers were dispatched to the area of Stan Schlueter Loop and Hudson Drive about 8:43 p.m. and found a man unresponsive in the roadway.
Police spokesperson Ofelia Miramontez said the preliminary investigation indicated a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was traveling in the westbound inside lane of Stan Schlueter Loop, when a black Nissan Rogue going south of Hudson failed to yield right-of-way at a stop sign – entering the intersection. The motorcycle collided with the SUV.
Officers started live-saving measures on the motorcyclist until paramedics arrived, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Col. C. J. Kirkpatrick, brigade commander for 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team shared his condolences to Spec. Oswald’s family.
Oswald joined the U.S. Army in July 2019 and following initial training at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., he was assigned to Fort Hood.