According to reports, Watson was operating a motorcycle on Cody Poe Road near Armadillo Drive in Killeen, when the bike came into contact with a passenger vehicle around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Watson, retired military at U.S. Army, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
The driver of the sedan was transported to an area hospital in serious unknown condition.
Friends and family member took to Facebook to remember Watson:
The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.
Geo quick facts: Bell County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 310,235. Its county seat is Belton. The county was founded in 1850 and is named for Peter Hansborough Bell, the third governor of Texas – Wikipedia.