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Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 7600 Railhead

September 12, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 7600 block of Railhead about 12:05 a.m. on Saturday (Sept. 10).

The male victim, 18, of Tomball, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Shaw and Officer N. Rosenblatt reported:

The victim was operating a white Honda CBR motorcycle at a high rate of speed on a dead end street at the above address.  According to witnesses, the victim lost control and struck a silver Ford Mustang and a white Mitsubishi, both parked and unoccupied.

JKS/JFC  9-12-11
Inc. #117370511

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