Killeen Police Report Plane Crash Near Rosewood Exit of I-14
UPDATE 3:38 PM: The two men fatally injured in Thursday's small aircraft crash on I-14 in Killeen have been identified as 71-year-old David Wesley and 54-year-old Stephen Cockrell. Our partners at News 10 report that Wesley owned the ultralight craft, and was piloting it at the time of the crash. Both men were licensed pilots.
UPDATE: 12:50 PM: Our partners at News 10 report that two people inside the small aircraft have passed away at Seton Harker Heights Medical Center. Their identities were not immediately made available.
UPDATE: 12:18 PM: Our partners at News 10 report that the small aircraft crashed into a median along I-14 at the boundary between Harker Heights and Killeen. The plane's registration information indicates it is owned by a Killeen man, and is a two-seater, single-engine ultralight.
Traffic through that portion of highway remained closed early Thursday afternoon. More updates as they become available.
Killeen police reported a plane crash near the eastbound Rosewood exit of I-14 late Thursday morning.
In a Facebook post, KPD said they were working the scene of the crash, and recommended driver's found an alternative route around the area.
We will have more updates as they become available, but for now please avoid the area if you can. If you find yourself unable to, give emergency workers plenty of space, slow down, and be prepared for major delays.