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Motorcyclist killed in Killeen crash indentified as Fort Hood soldier

The man that was killed Monday morning in Killeen after his motorcycle collided with an SUV has been identified as a Fort Hood soldier.
Logan Ellis Rainwater, 24, was killed in an accident in Killeen on Aug. 1. 

The man that was killed Monday morning in Killeen after his motorcycle collided with an SUV has been identified as a Fort Hood soldier.

In a press release from Fort Hood, Specialist Logan Ellis Rainwater, 24, of Albany, Oregon entered active-duty military service in February 2013 as a motor transport operator. He was assigned to 154th Composite Truck Company, 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, since November 2015.

Rainwater was ejected from his bike after he collided with an SUV that turned left in front of him at the intersection of Janelle Drive and the 9800 block of Clear Creek. He was pronounced dead at Metroplex hospital shortly after the accident.

The 72-year-old driver of the SUV was cited with failure to yield the right of way.

According to the press release, Rainwater’s awards and decorations include an Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon and Driver and Mechanic Badge with wheeled vehicle.