Fatality Accident at 6500 North Wayside

March 31, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 6500 block of North Wayside about 6:25 a.m. on Sunday (March 30).

The victim, identified as Gabriel Hernandez-Villegas, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant S.A. Perez and Officer D. Schlichter reported:

Witnesses reported seeing Hernandez-Villegas driving a tan Toyota Camry northbound on North Wayside at a high rate of speed. Hernandez-Villegas lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole, causing the vehicle to wrap around the pole.

It is unknown if intoxicants contributed to the accident.

The investigation is continuing.

Inc #046113808

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