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Traffic Incident at Almeda Genoa and Cullen

February 6, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal traffic accident at Almeda Genoa and Cullen about 6:35 a.m. today (Jan. 6).

The victim has been identified as Darlene Thompson Woods, 40, of 14134 Buffalo
Speedway. She was transported to a local hospital and later died.

HPD Traffic Division Sergeant L. A. Washington Jr. and Officer N. P. Cinco

According to witness statements, Woods, driving a Mazda westbound on Almeda
Genoa, ran a red light at Almeda Genoa and Cullen. A Ford Expedition
traveling northbound on Cullen struck her vehicle. Both drivers were
transported to local hospitals and Woods later died.

The investigation is continuing.


For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.