Charges Filed in Fatal Traffic Accident at 7700 Banjo

February 9, 2010 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal traffic accident at 7700 Banjo about 4:05 a.m. today.

The suspect, Randy Lee Doyle (b/m, DOB: 4-11-76), is charged with intoxication manslaughter in the 228th State District Court.

The female victim, 29, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant S. Sorge and Officer J. Perrotte reported:

Doyle was driving a tan Ford F-150 pickup truck westbound in the 700 block of North Victory when he veered off the roadway, crossed a small bayou, flipped over and landed in the 7700 block of Banjo. The female victim was ejected from the pickup truck and died at the scene. Doyle was treated at a local hospital for minor injuries. Doyle later admitted to officers he had been drinking and taking drugs prior to the accident.

KJS/VHS 2-9-10
Inc. #019540610

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

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