Traffic Incident at 10200 Kempwood
October 22, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 10200 Kempwood
today (Oct. 22) about 2:45 a.m.
The identity of the female victim is pending
verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
D.S. Runyan and Officer T.D. Houston reported:
The teenage driver of a late-model pickup truck
was traveling westbound on Kempwood at a high rate of speed when
she lost control of the vehicle and collided with several trees
in the center median. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in the vehicle was transported to Ben Taub General
Hospital with minor injuries. Alcohol appears to have been a factor
in this accident.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.