Killeen – 27-year-old Woman Struck by a Car on Interstate 14
Posted on Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 9:26 am
A woman who died following a deadly pedestrian collision on Interstate 14 has been identified by Killeen law enforcement officials, according to a local news source.
The fatality was identified as Larnesha Danille Westbrook, 27.
Police said that Westbrook was seen walking across the eastbound lanes just in an unspecified time last Thursday. A red 2017 Chevy Sonic traveling along I-14 then struck Westbrook as it was about to take the exit. The impact of the collision seriously injured Westbrook. She was immediately transported to Seton Medical Center in Harker Heights for medical treatment. Unfortunately, he was pronounced deceased, Friday.
No further details are available at this time as the investigation is still in progress.
We express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult moment in your life. We strongly believe that authorities will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
According to statistics, at least one person dies from a car accident every two minutes. Most common causes of Texas car accidents include unsafe lane change, following too closely or tailgating, failing to yield, and speeding.
While on the road, it is important to avoid any form of distractions and be completely aware of our surroundings. We have to be reminded of how our choices while behind the wheel can affect other people’s lives.