Traffic Incident at 2300 Otto
October 29, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 2300 Otto
about 4:25 a.m. today (Oct. 29).
The identity of the male victim is pending verification
by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office.
H.P.D. Mobility Incident Management Division
Sergeant D.S. Runyan and Officer T.D. Houston reported:
A small Mercury van occupied by two males was
southbound on Alcorn and attempted to make a left turn onto Otto.
The driver loss control of the vehicle and struck a concrete culvert
head-on, killing his passenger. He was arrested for suspicion
of intoxication manslaughter. No other vehicles were involved.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.