Fatal Traffic Accident at 11900 Hempstead Highway

June 29, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 11900 block of Hempstead Highway about 3:05 a.m. on Sunday (June 28).

The male victim, a passenger, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identification is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Chambers and Officer M. Reyes reported:

A Chevrolet pickup was traveling southbound on Hempstead Highway at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control of the vehicle and the truck rolled several times. The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in an unknown condition.

The investigation is continuing.

Inc. #094286409

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