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Houston Police Department

Fatal Traffic Accident at 4700 Talina Way

December 6, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 4700 Talina Way about 2 a.m. on Sunday (Dec. 5).

The identity of the male victim, 21, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

 HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Officer D. Brown reported:

The victim was driving a Nissan Altima at a high rate of speed north on Talina Way when he lost control of the vehicle.  The Nissan went into a ditch and struck the side of a residential driveway, causing the vehicle to flip and eject the victim.  When it came to a rest, the vehicle then caught on fire.  A passenger in the Nissan was transported to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital for treatment.

JFC/VHS 12-6-10
Inc #169935110

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