Fatal Traffic Accident at 6800 Lawndale
September 27, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 6800 block of Lawndale about 2:45 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 26).
The victim, Hector Valeriano Montalvo, 29, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Calley and Officer L. Ho reported:
Mr. Montalvo was driving a silver Chevrolet Impala northbound on Lawndale and failed to stay in his lane. His vehicle then struck and went through a bridge guardrail and fell about 21 feet into the bayou. The HPD Dive Team responded to the scene and, after a brief search, recovered the vehicle in the bayou. Montalvo was found inside the vehicle deceased.
The investigation is continuing.
VHS/JFC 9-27-10 Inc. #137227010
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