Traffic Incident at 7800 South Loop East
March 12, 2007 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 7800 block of
the South Loop East (Loop 610) about 9:40 p.m. on Sunday (March
The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
His identity is pending notification to family members by the
Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
P. Casares and Officer S. Johnson reported:
The victim was driving a white Dodge pickup truck
eastbound in the 7800 block of the South Loop East when he apparently
lost control of the vehicle, and struck the concrete divider causing
the vehicle to roll over, partially ejecting him. The victim was
not wearing a seatbelt.
Both alcohol and speed may have been factors
in the accident.
The investigation is continuing.
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