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Traffic Incident at 5900 Fuqua

January 13, 2007 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 5900 Fuqua about 9:20 p.m. on Friday (Jan.12).

The victim, Jesse J. Caldera Jr., 28, of Pasadena, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant P. Casares and Officer R.
Davidson reported:

According to witnesses, Mr. Caldera was operating an off-road, four-wheeled ATV at an unsafe speed while traveling eastbound on Fuqua. At the intersection of Fuqua and South Wayside, he lost control of the vehicle, crashing through a wooden barricade and continued on into a wooded area where he struck a ditch. No other vehicles were involved and there were no other injuries. Alcohol may have been a factor.

Thee investigation is continuing.

NJM 1/13/07
Inc #6206207

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