Copperas Cove Investigation

COPPERAS COVE, TEXAS – Copperas Cove Police are investigating a traffic collision which occurred during the morning hours of August 12, 2016. At approximately 7:06 A.M. Copperas Cove Police and Fire Departments responded to the 1200 Block East Business 190 regarding a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. The initial investigation revealed a 2005 Volkswagen Passat was traveling east in the 1200 block of East Business 190 when it crossed over the center median into the oncoming westbound lane. The Volkswagen collided head-on with a 2014 Toyota Camry that was traveling west in the 1200 block of East Business 190. The operator of the Toyota Camry, a 20 year old female was transported by helicopter to Scott & White Hospital with injuries. The operator of the Volkswagen Passat, a 23 year old female succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased by Judge William “Bill” Price. The Copperas Cove Police Department is continuing to investigate the incident at this time and further information will be released as it becomes available.