Traffic Incident at 9400 Katy Freeway

May 20, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 9400 block of the Katy Freeway (Interstate 10 West) about 3 a.m. today (May 20).

The identity of the deceased male victim is being withheld pending notification to family members by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at Ben Taub General Hospital.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant R.C. Gonzales and Officers A. Alaniz and N. Johnson reported:

The victim was driving a Toyota Camry west on the Katy Freeway when he struck the rear of a dump truck stopped in a moving lane of traffic due to a minor accident ahead on the freeway. There were no other injuries.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC 5-20-07
Inc #073823207

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