Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 17900 JFK Boulevard

April 24, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 17900 John F. Kennedy Boulevard about 2:20 p.m. today.

The male victim, 62, was transported to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Usher and Officer T. Dougherty reported:

The victim was operating a Harley Davidson Ultra Classic motorcycle northbound in the 17900 block of John F. Kennedy Boulevard. The victim then tried to change lanes, over corrected and struck a curb. The motorcycle then flipped and threw the victim onto the pavement. The victim, who was not wearing a helmet, was then taken to the hospital.

No other vehicles were involved in this accident.

VHS/KJS 4-24-12
Inc. #051694912-D

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