Killeen, TX – Vivian Michelle Gonzalez Succumbs to Injuries from TX-195 Crash
Killeen, TX (December 24, 2019) – On Saturday, December 21, just before midnight, the Killeen Police Department responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Texas Highway 195.
Reports indicate that 21-year-old Patrick Stephen was attempting to turn onto TX-195 from Chaparral Road when his vehicle was struck by a Nissan SUV after the Nissan driver ran a red light.
Stephens sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
A passenger inside Stephens’ car, who was identified as 19-year-old Vivian Michelle Gonzalez, was critically injured and rushed to Carl R. Darnall Medical Center for treatment.
Sadly, authorities confirmed that Gonzalez succumbed to her injuries after arriving.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Patrick Stephens and Vivian Michelle Gonzalez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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