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Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 500 Waugh

September 12, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 500 block of Waugh Drive about 1:50 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 11).

The male victim, 28, of Houston, 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 K. Shaw and Officer E. Morgado reported:

The victim was driving his maroon Toyota Tundra southbound on Waugh near the Memorial overpass when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck the left curb.  The driver then overcorrected and the vehicle rolled over, ejecting the victim from the vehicle.  There were no other persons or vehicles involved in this accident.  The victim was not wearing a seatbelt.

JKS/JFC 9-12-11
Inc #117907411

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