Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 9900 East Freeway

December 27, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 9900 block of the East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10) about 5:30 a.m. today.

The male victim, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institiute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Sergeant A. Francois and Senior Police Officer O. Lewis reported:

The victim was driving a black Chevrolet TrailBlazer eastbound on the East Freeway when he failed to stay in his lane and lost control of his vehicle. The TrailBlazer went off the roadway, into a grassy median and rolled over several times. The driver died at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

VHS/KJS 12-27-12
Inc. #162521012-O

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