Fatal Traffic Accident at 11500 Harwin

January 27, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 11500 block of Harwin about 5:20 a.m. today (Jan. 27).

The deceased male, identified as Domitilio Baltazar, was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased female, who was also pronounced dead at the scene, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Calley and Officer D. Ertons reported:

Patrol officers were traveling westbound on Harwin and saw a gold Dodge Durango, driven by Baltazar, commit a traffic violation. As patrol officers attempted to catch up to the Durango they saw sparks ahead in the roadway. Patrol officers then arrived at the 11500 block of Harwin and found Baltazar failed to stay in his lane, crossed over the median and struck a white Ford Explorer traveling eastbound on Harwin.

The investigation is continuing.

Inc. #013290409

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