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Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 14500 Beamer Road

September 27, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 14500 block of Beamer Road about 2:15 p.m. on Monday (Sept. 26).

The male victim, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant N. Perry and Officer C. Lofland reported:

According to witnesses, the victim was operating a red Kawasaki Ex650 motorcycle at a high rate of speed northbound on Beamer, driving around other vehicles and doing wheelies.  At some point, the victim lost control of the motorcycle and laid the motorcycle down in a culvert adjacent to the roadway.  HFD emergency personnel responded and attempted to revive the victim but he died at the scene. 

VHS/JFC  9-27-11
Inc. #124974311

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