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Incident at 3800 West Fuqua

January 12, 2007 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 3800 West Fuqua about 12:50 a.m. today (Jan. 12).

The identity of the victim, a juvenile male believed in his teens, is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant D.S. Runyan and Officer M.E. Wick reported:

According to witnesses, a blue Chevrolet SUV traveling eastbound on West Fuqua at a high rate of speed left the roadway and apparently over-corrected causing the vehicle to skid. The right side of the vehicle struck a tree in the median of the roadway killing a juvenile passenger. The driver and one other passenger of the Chevrolet were flown via Life Flight helicopter to Memorial Hermann Hospital in unknown conditions. There were no other vehicles involved in the accident.

The driver of the Chevrolet may face charges once the investigation is completed.

NJM/JFC 1/12/07
Inc #5716307

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.