Fatal Traffic Accident at 2200 South Loop West

September 29, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 2200 block of the South Loop West (Interstate Highway 610) about 10:05 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 27).

The name of the deceased male victim is pending notification to his family members. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Morgan and Officer A. Alaniz reported:

The victim was driving a white Chevrolet pickup truck westbound on the South Loop 610 and was getting off the Kirby Drive exit when, at the last moment, he decided to steer back onto the freeway. In so doing, the victim's truck struck a TXDOT sign and lost control, traveled diagonally across the freeway main lanes and then struck the concrete barrier dividing the freeway. The truck then rolled over several times. The victim was not wearing a seat belt.

Inc #143302908

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