Traffic Incident at 15100 US 59
February 24, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 15100 US
59 about 10:30 a.m. today (February 24, 2005).
The identity of the deceased male is pending
an autopsy by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Traffic Division Sergeant C.J. Mangano and
Officer M.W. Gartman reported:
A 2001 Ford Taurus was traveling north bound
on US 59 at a high rate of speed. There were four people in the
vehicle when the driver lost control and struck a large light
pole. One of the passengers was pronounced dead at the scene while
the driver and other two passengers were transported to area hospitals.
The investigation is continuing.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at