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Houston Police Department

Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 7200 Langley

May 3, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 7200 block of Langley about 12:45 p.m. on Monday (May 2).

The female victim, Janice King, 70, of Houston, was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant M. Bearden and Senior Police Officer O. Lewis reported:

A silver Nissan Titan pickup truck was traveling westbound on Langley while Ms. King was traveling southbound on Homestead in a burgundy Ford Taurus.  The drivers of both vehicles approached the traffic controlled intersection and collided.  At this time, it has not been determined who ran the red light.

There is no indication that alcohol was a factor in this traffic accident.  The investigation is continuing.

KJS/JFC  5-4-11
JKS/VHS  5-3-11
Inc. #055688311

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