Traffic Incident at 200 Westheimer
December 15, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 200 block
of Westheimer about 2:20 a.m. today (December 15).
The deceased victim's identity is pending verification
by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office. A second victim
was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in an unknown condition.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
D.S. Runyan and Officer M.
The deceased victim was driving westbound in
the 200 block of Westheimer at a high rate of speed, when he attempted
to pass another vehicle. The driver lost control of his truck,
swerved across the road and struck an occupied vehicle located
on private property. The driver of the truck died at the scene
while the occupant of the parked vehicle suffered unknown injuries.
The investigation is continuing.
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