Fatal Auto-Pedacyclist Traffic Accident at 3700 North Mccarty

February 4, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal auto-pedacyclist traffic accident at 3700 North McCarty about 6:35 p.m. on Saturday (February 2).

The victim, Anthony Smith, 37, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant L.H. Lefler and Officer T. Cox reported:

The victim was riding a bicycle, traveling north in the right lane of North McCarty when he was struck from behind by a Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by Raquel Garza, 44. The victim was forced from his bicycle and came to a rest in the ditch along the road. The driver, Ms. Garza, showed no signs of impairment. She was questioned and released from the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

JC/JFC 2/4/08
Inc #016112508

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