Fatal Traffic Accident at 2000 South Loop West

July 7, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 2000 block of the South Loop West (610 South Loop) about 2:25 a.m. last Friday (July 4).

The victim, Steven Burns, 25, of Houston, was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Morgan and Officer S. Johnson reported:

Mr. Burns was operating a black Yamaha motorcycle westbound in the 2000 block of the South Loop West when he lost control and dropped the motorcycle. The motorcycle then caught fire.

There were no other vehicles involved in this incident and the investigation is continuing.

Inc. #097352808

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