Fatal Traffic Accident at 12020 North Freeway

August 17, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 12020 North Freeway (Interstate Highway 45 North) about 7:50 a.m. on Saturday (Aug. 15).
The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Calley and Officer D. Harwell reported:
The victim was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on the North Freeway, exited onto the westbound ramp to the North Sam Houston Tollway, when he struck the retaining wall and was thrown from the Harley Davidson.  He then fell several feet below the ramp onto the grassy median below.
No other vehicles were involved in this incident.   The investigation is continuing.

ncident #119614209

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