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Houston Police Department

Fatal Traffic Accident at 12100 South Sam Houston Parkway East

May 9, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 12100 South Sam Houston Parkway East about 6:20 a.m. on Sunday (May 8).

The identity of the male victim, 37, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  He was pronounced dead at Ben Taub General Hospital.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Chambers and Officer B. Banks reported:

The victim was operating a black Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle and traveling westbound on the South Sam Houston Parkway East when he lost control of the motorcycle and struck a curb.  The impact ejected the victim off the motorcyle.  No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

JFC/KJS   5-9-11
Inc #058555711

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