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Houston Police Department

Fatal Traffic Accident at 5800 West Sam Houston Parkway

July 20, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 5800 block of the West Sam Houston Parkway South about 11 p.m. on Monday (July 19). 

The female victim, 58, was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where she was pronounced dead.  Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. 

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

The victim was driving a black Honda Civic eastbound on Harwin when her vehicle was struck by a white Chevrolet Corsica traveling southbound on the Sam Houston Parkway service road (Beltway 8).  The female was taken to the hospital where she later died.  The driver of the Corsica was not injured. 

The investigation is continuing. 

VHS/JFC 7-20-10
Inc. #104065510

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

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