Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 1830 West Alabama

November 7, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1830 West Alabama about 2:30 a.m. today (Nov. 7).

The male victim, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Officer J. Perrotte reported:

The victim was a back seat passenger in a silver Nissan Pathfinder traveling eastbound on West Alabama near Driscoll.  The Nissan left the eastbound lane, crossed the center and westbound lanes and then drove into a private parking lot at the above location.  The Nissan continued into a wooden fence on the east side of the parking lot and struck a house behind it.  The victim was transported to the hospital where he died.  The driver and front seat passenger were transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in unknown conditions.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/JFC  11-7-11
Inc. #144504111

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