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Houston Police Department

Fatal Traffic Accident at 4300 Gessner

July 15, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 4300 Gessner about 7:55 p.m. on Wednesday (July 14).

The identity of the male victim, 25, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Foresnic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeants J. Miller, R. Gonzales and Senior Police Officer D. Nguyen reported:

The male was operating a blue Suzuki motorcycle and speeding on Gessner Road. An HPD officer tried to stop him on the violation, but the male ran several red lights and eventually crashed into a light pole at the intersection of Gessner and Clay Road. The male was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead several hours later.

Further investigation revealed the motorcyle was reported stolen out of Indiana.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/JKS 7-15-10
Inc #101463710

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

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