Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 5600 North Gessner

June 26, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 5600 block of North Gessner about 6:45 p.m. on Monday (June 25).

The victim, Derrick Percy, 30, of Houston, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant S. Sorge and Senior Police Officer J. Gaona reported:

Mr. Percy was driving a green Ford Expedition northbound on North Gessner when he clipped the back of a gray Toyota Camry, also traveling northbound on North Gessner. After hitting the Toyota, Percy's vehicle veered off the roadway into the yard of a residence at 10150 Hardison, where it struck a large tree. The driver of the Camry was not injured nor at-fault in the accident.

JKS/JFC 6-26-12
Inc. #080743312-P

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