Traffic Incident at 500 North Loop East

December 17, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 500 block of the North Loop East (610 East) about 12:50 a.m. today (December 17).

The victim, Miguel Angel Rodriguez, 24, of 8731 Burden, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant D. Morgan and Officer S. Johnson reported:

Mr. Rodriguez was traveling east in the 500 block of the North Loop East in a blue Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck when he lost control of his vehicle and drove into the grassy area to the right of the freeway. The truck rolled several times before coming to a stop. Rodriguez was ejected from the vehicle.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/JFC 12-17-07
Inc.# 183953807

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