Motorcycle rider thrown from bike in collision dies at local hospital

Published: Aug. 12, 2020 at 10:11 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 13, 2020 at 12:26 PM CDT
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) - A motorcycle rider who was thrown from his bike in a collision with a passenger car Wednesday night in Killeen died at a local hospital, police said early Thursday afternoon.

The rider was identified as Corey Dean Reed, Jr.

Officers found Reed lying unresponsive in the road after responding at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to a report of the accident at FM 3470 and Oak Valley Drive.

Reed was taken to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center where he died about 90 minutes later.

Investigators determined that Reed, who was wearing a helmet, was riding south on FM 3470 when his Suzuki GSX motorcycle struck a Honda Civic whose driver was attempting to turn left into a private drive and pulled into his path.

The accident is under investigation.

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