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Houston Police Department

Fatal Traffic Accident at 8900 Jensen Drive

August 6, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 8900 block of Jensen Drive about 1:05 a.m. today (Aug. 6).

The male victim, age unknown, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer N. Rosenblatt reported:

A black Chevrolet wrecker truck and a blue Nissan 240SX were traveling eastbound in the 8900 block of Jensen when the Nissan changed lanes and was struck by the Chevrolet. The Chevrolet, owned by Zone 3 Collision,which was traveling at a high rate of speed, then struck a light pole. The driver of the Chevrolet was killed. The driver of the Nissan was taken into custody at the scene but has not been charged at this time, pending the outcome of the cause of the accident.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/JFC 8-6-10
Inc. #112256510

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.

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