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Traffic Incident at 4400 Southwest Freeway

June 9, 2006 -- One person dies in a two-car collision that occurred in the 4400 lock of the Southwest Freeway on Friday, June 9, 2006 at 2:10 a.m.

Houston Police Department Mobility Incident Management Division Officer Y. Wood reported that a late model pickup truck was traveling southbound on the northbound lanes of the Southwest Freeway. The truck collided head-on with a Dodge Neon killing the driver instantly. The driver of the pick-up, believed to be intoxicated, was treated and released from Ben Taub General Hospital.

That driver faces intoxication manslaughter charged pending the outcome of blood test. A passenger in the pick-up truck was not injured.

AW / GO 6-9-06
Inc # 089513106

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