Traffic Incident at 3000 North Loop East

January 12, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 3000 block of the 610 North Loop East about 10 a.m. today.

The name of the deceased female victim is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant G.T. Hall and Officer D.S. Schlicter reported:

The victim was a passenger in a Dodge Ram truck traveling westbound on the 610 North Loop East when the truck struck the rear of a parked dump truck in a construction zone on the side of the freeway. The driver of the Dodge truck was transported to LBJ Hospital with unknown injuries. His female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC 1-12-08
Inc #005632908

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