Lake Shore Drive fatality

Emergency responders and police work a fatal single-car crash on Lake Shore Drive near Airport Road on Friday afternoon. William "Bill" Harlan, 84, of Waco, died in the crash, police said.

Staff photo — Rod Aydelotte

Waco police on Saturday identified the driver who died in a one-car wreck on Lake Shore Drive on Friday afternoon.

William "Bill" Harlan, 84, of Waco, was killed when his sedan ran off the road and crashed into a tree in the 2300 block of Lake Shore Drive at about 3 p.m. Friday, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said in a press release.

Investigators were unsure Friday what caused Harlan to leave the road, and the investigation remains ongoing.

A McLennan County justice of the peace pronounced Harlan dead at the scene.

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