Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 1700 Almeda Genoa

June 25, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1700 Almeda Genoa about 6:25 p.m. on Sunday (June 24).

The male victim, 40, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Ogden and Officer A. Michon reported:

The driver of a red Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling westbound in the 1700 block of Almeda Genoa when he attempted to make a U-Turn. He failed to yield the right of way to the victim, who was operating a black Harley-Davidson motorcycle east on Almeda Genoa. The motorcycle struck the pickup truck, ejecting the victim.

The investigation is continuing.

KJS/JFC 6-25-12
Inc. #080270612-U

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