Motorcyclist Eric Rucker Identified in Fatal Killeen Hit-and-Run on Elms Road
KILLEEN, TX (June 19, 2023) – The Killeen Police Department identified Eric Rucker who died in a hit-and-run accident in the 1900 block of East Elms Road on June 11.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the collision happened at approximately 2:31 AM. Based on a report, Rucker and another motorcyclist were traveling west prior to the crash.
Subsequently, they dropped something in the roadway and stopped to retrieve the item. Due to unknown reasons, a passing vehicle struck Rucker.
The vehicle left the scene afterwards.
As a result, Rucker sustained serious injuries and died at the scene.
Police described the vehicle as a smaller gray sedan which may have front end and windshield damage. As of now, they are asking anyone with any information to call the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 264-526-TIPS (8477).
As of now, the case remains under investigation. In addition, no other details are available.
We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Eric Rucker.
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