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Woman killed in head-on collision blamed on wrong-way driver

Published: Jun. 19, 2021 at 10:19 PM CDT
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) - Police on Saturday identified Omaris Gonzalez, 35, as the woman killed in a head-on collision blamed on a wrong-way driver.

The wreck happened on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at about 9:35 a.m. in the 1300 block of E Rancier Avenue.

When officers arrived, they learned a grey Toyota Corolla and a white Ford F-250 pick up truck had collided head on.

“The preliminary investigation revealed that the Toyota was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of travel on Rancier Avenue and collided with the Ford in the inside lanes,” police said.

Police said the four occupants of the Toyota were all transported in critical condition.

The man driving the Toyota was transported to Baylor Scott & White.

The front female passenger and a male passenger riding in the rear seat were transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center. The male passenger was subsequently airlifted to Baylor Scott & White.

A second rear seat passenger, a 16-year-old male juvenile, was transported to McLane’s Children’s Hospital.

The occupants of the Ford reported minor injuries and were treated and released at the scene, police said.

The police official who released the information did not clarify whether Gonzalez was riding in the Toyota or the Ford F-250.

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