Update on Traffic Accident at 600 East Rittenhouse

July 21, 2008 - A female passenger involved in a traffic accident in the 600 block of East Rittenhouse about 8:35 a.m. last Friday (July 18) has died from her injuries.

The victim, Jane Kalie, 63, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital with unknown injuries. Doctors pronounced her dead on Sunday (July 20).

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. L. Gaines reported:

A silver Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling southbound on Nordling, ran a stop sign at the intersection of East Rittenhouse and struck a gray Ford Focus in which Ms. Kalie was a rear seat passenger. The driver of the Tahoe was not injured in the accident.

The investigation is continuing. No charges have been filed at this time.

Inc. #104433208

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