Houston Police Department
Investigation into Man's Death at 3000 Moffitt

February 25, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal accident at 3000 Moffitt Lane about 10:05 p.m. last Friday (Feb. 22).

The identity of the victim, 77, is pending verification by the Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer B. Collins reported:

The victim was operating a four-wheel all-terrain vehicle in a pasture, along a bayou, on his private property at the above address. A chain dragging behind the vehicle became entangled on a concrete drainage outlet, causing the four-wheeler to overturn. The victim was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation is continuing.

JFC/VHS 2-25-13
Inc #022716513-Q

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