Fatal Traffic Accident at 7800 East Freeway

June 1, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 7800 block of the East Freeway (Interstate Highway 10 East) about 2:20 a.m. on Saturday (May 30).

A female victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identification is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Chambers and Officer T. Turner reported:

A Ford Explorer was traveling westbound on the East Freeway at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control of her vehicle and struck the concrete divider. The Explorer rolled several times and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash is believed to be speed related and no signs of alcohol were discovered.

Inc. #078267609

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