Traffic Incident at 1600 Pierce
November 5, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal traffic accident at 1600 Pierce
about 3:20 a.m. today (Nov. 5).
The male victim's identity is pending notification
to next of kin.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
D. S. Runyan and Officer M. E. Wick reported:
According to witnesses, the male was traveling
eastbound on Pierce at a high rate of speed. The male lost control
of his vehicle when he swerved to avoid hitting another car causing
him to strike a light pole on the southeast corner of the street.
The male was pronounced dead at the scene. The male was the only
occupant in the vehicle.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.