Soldier, originally from Lubbock, dies in Bell Co. Crash - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Soldier, originally from Lubbock, dies in Bell Co. Crash

BELL COUNTY, TX (KCBD) -

A soldier, originally from Lubbock, died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash. 

The Texas Department of Public Safety says Travis Shane Penney, 22, most recently resided in Killeen, but had a permanent address in Lubbock County. 

DPS says about 7 PM Saturday night, Penney was westbound on Sparta Road in Bell County when his motorcycle left the roadway and hit a fence. 

The specific cause of the crash is still under investigation.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Penney was wearing a helmet. 

DPS says he was assigned to Fort Hood.

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