UPDATE: Names of 2 killed on Hwy 195 released
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am
Officers responded to the 14,000 block of S. Hwy 195 at 1:31pm, after receiving a 911 call about an crash with injuries. Upon their arrival they located a white Chevy Tahoe in the median and a green Toyota 4Runner on the west side of the southbound roadway. Witnesses told officers that the Chevy Tahoe, occupied by one male driver, was traveling northbound in the inside southbound lane when the vehicle collided with the Toyota 4Runner, occupied by a male driver and a female passenger. The collision caused the Tahoe to overturn several times and landing in the median causing the grass in the median to catch fire; the driver was pinned inside the vehicle. The 4Runner overturned coming to a rest on the west side of the roadway and ejecting the driver. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the 31 year old driver of the 4Runner deceased at the scene of the crash at 2:10pm. He also pronounced the 50 year old driver of the Tahoe deceased at the crash at 2:15pm. The 36 year old female passenger was airlifted to Scott & White Memorial Hospital in serious condition.
The driver of the white Chevy Tahoe has been identified as 50 year old Humberto Enriquez of Killeen.
The driver of the green Toyota 4Runner has been identified as 31 year old CW2 National Guardsman Howard J. Cook of San Antonio, the 36 year old female passenger of Converse, also in the National Guard, was treated for non life threatening injuries and released.
This crash continues to be investigated and information will be released as it becomes available.
From Killeen Police Deparment