Teenager dies in fiery early-morning crash on Central Texas highway

Published: Apr. 16, 2021 at 10:31 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 16, 2021 at 4:06 PM CDT
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) - A teenager is dead after a fiery early-morning crash Friday on Interstate 14/U.S. Highway 190 in Killeen.

Police say Julianna Rae Allen, 18, “was distracted by her cellphone, while driving west on the highway just before 4 a.m. Friday near mile marker 285.

Her car veered off the roadway, rolled, struck a “Welcome to Killeen” sign and caught fire.

She died at the scene.

The crash is under investigation.

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