Fatal Traffic Accident at 5800 San Felipe

January 04, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 5800 block of San Felipe about 11:55 a.m. on Friday (Jan. 1).

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Chambers and Officer G. Weinschreider reported:

Witnesses reported a gray Dodge Charger was traveling westbound on San Felipe at a high rate of speed when the driver ran a red light, crossed into oncoming traffic, and then struck a tree on private property. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles or persons were involved in the accident.

JKS/JFC 1-4-10
Inc #285710

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