Fatal Traffic Accident at 11100 Southwest Freeway

October 3, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 11100 block of the Southwest Freeway (Interstate Highway 59 South) about 10:20 a.m. today.

The identity of the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. T. Hall and Officer R. E. Tallent reported:

The driver of a silver Honda Civic was traveling southbound on the Southwest Freeway when the vehicle veered to the right shoulder and struck a white Ford F-450 truck belonging to the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT). The two TXDOT employees, who were clearing debris from the shoulder area at the time of the accident, were not injured.

The investigation is continuing.

Inc. #146246808

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