Traffic Incident at 1900 Parker
August 25, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian
at 1900 Parker about 6:25 p.m. on Thursday (August 24).
The deceased pedestrian is identified as Linda
Cousino, 64, of 1911 Parker.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
Gonzales and Officers D. Ertons, T. Nguyen and J. Mushinski reported:
The driver of a Chevy Impala traveling west on
Parker Road at a high rate of speed struck Ms. Cousino as she
attempted to cross the street. Due to the excessive speed and
faulty actions, the driver lost control of his vehicle and struck
Ms. Cousino, who died at the scene.
The driver of the Impala was taken to an area
hospital where mandatory toxicology tests were performed. Upon
completion of this investigation, the case will be presented to
the Harris County District Attorney's office for possible charges.
The investigation is continuing.
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