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Man dies after car hits pedestrian in Killeen


Killeen police are investigating a fatal crash on Fort Hood Street.

Officers received a 911 call at 7:12 p.m. Saturday after a vehicle hit a pedestrian in the 1100 block of South Fort Hood Street, according to a news release.

Witnesses told officers they saw a black man wearing dark clothing in the center turn lane get hit when a maroon Honda Accord, driven by a 64-year-old woman, traveling northbound attempted to turn left.

Michael Miguel Thomas, 45, of Killeen, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:43 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke. No autopsy was ordered.

The driver’s name was not released since no charges have been filed, said Killeen police spokeswoman Carroll Smith.

Contact M. Clare Haefner at or (254) 501-7551.