Fatal Traffic Accident at 4200 Tidwell

March 1, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 4200 Tidwell about 2:25 a.m. on Sunday (Feb. 28).

The identity of the male victim, 49, is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Richard and Officer R. White reported:

The victim was operating his motorcycle, a black Yamaha, westbound on Tidwell at a high rate of speed. When he changed lanes in an attempt to pass another vehicle, the victim lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a telephone phone. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

JFC/VHS 3-1-10
Inc #029209610

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

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