Fatal Traffic Accident at 13100 Fondren
August 24, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 13100 block of Fondren about 5:25 a.m. today.
The male victim, identified as Domingo Suy, unknown age and address, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Calley and Officer D. Hall reported:
According to witnesses, Mr. Suy was driving a white Mitsubishi Gallant southbound on Fondren at a high rate of speed. Suy failed to control the speed of the Mitsubishi, struck a train at the intersection of Highway 90 and Fondren, and the Mitsubishi then burst into flames. It has not been determined if Suy died as a result of the fire or the impact of the accident.
The railroad arms and crossing signals were checked by railroad personnel and appeared to be working.
The investigation is continuing.
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