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Houston Police Department

Fatal Traffic Accident at 10900 Gulf Freeway

September 20, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 10900 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) service road about 12:10 a.m. today (Sept. 20). 

The identity of the deceased male victim, 45, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. 

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Senior Police Officer J. Gaona reported: 

Witnesses stated the victim was riding a black Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on the Gulf Freeway service road at a high rate of speed and weaving from side to side within his lane.  At some point, the motorcycle struck a curb on the east side of the roadway, ejecting the victim from the bike.  The victim, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.


JFC/VHS   9-20-10
Inc #134279110 

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