Traffic Incident at 1617 Fannin

June 12, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1617 Fannin on June 11, 2007 about 9:40 p.m.

The victim, Phillip W. Hines, 58, of 1617 Fannin #2509, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant L.H. Lefler and Officers R. Kessler and Y. Bashir reported:

Mr. Hines was apparently backing up his maroon late model Ford Mustang convertible on the 8th floor of a parking garage, when he drove through the parking garage wall and fell approximately 40 feet onto the roof of the building below it.

JGA/VHS 6-12-07

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