Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 1700 Magnolia Cove

October 21, 2013 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1700 Magnolia Cove about 5:35 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 19).

The female victim, 60, was transported to Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her identity is pending verification byt the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant F. Briones and Officer T. White reported:

The victim was attempting to cross the street when she was struck by a maroon Ford F-250 pickup truck traveling westbound in the 1700 block of Magnolia Cove. The driver stated the setting sun had momentarily blinded him.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor and there are no charges in this incident.

KJS/JFC 10-21-13
Inc. #131262213-Z

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