Fatal Traffic Accident at 6000 Gulf Freeway Service Road

March 01, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 6000 block of the Gulf Freeway (Interstate 45 South) northbound service road about 5:15 p.m. on Saturday (Mar. 1).

The name of the deceased male pedestrian, 27, is pending notification to his family members by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant L.H. Lefler and Officer E. McClendon reported:

A male was operating a Suzuki Boulevard motorcycle, traveling north on the Gulf Freeway service road when a pedestrian attempted to cross the service road lanes and was struck by the motorcycle. Paramedics transported the pedestrian to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The motorcyclist, 52, was taken to the same hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

Inc #030844908

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