Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 16600 Space Center Boulevard

January 14, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 16600 Space Center Boulevard about 2:40 a.m. last Saturday (Jan. 12).

The male victim, 21, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer M. Rios reported:

The driver of a black Honda Accord was traveling eastbound in the 16600 block of Space Center Boulevard at a high rate of speed when he failed to maintain a single lane, lost control of the vehicle, and struck a utility pole.

KJS/JFC  1-14-13
Inc. #004492213-H

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