Fatal Traffic Accident at 6900 Gulf Freeway
April 20, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 6900 block of the Gulf Freeway (Interstate Highway 45 South) mainlanes about 11:10 a.m. today (Apr. 20).
The victim, identified as Rolf Schuett, 76, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Casares and Officer C. Rooke reported:
Mr. Schuett was driving a white Ford F-150 pickup truck southbound on the Gulf Freeway when, for some unknown reason, he fell unconscious. The Ford truck then struck a second vehicle before running into the concrete median. It is believed Schuett suffered from an existing medical condition.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200 .