Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 8700 Fuqua

February 12, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 8700 Fuqua about 2:20 a.m. today.

The female victim, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer R. Bymaster reported:

The victim was driving a black Chevrolet Trailblazer which veered off the roadway for an unknown reason and struck the right curb. The vehicle then went through a wire fence and struck a tree, which overturned the vehicle. The victim died at the scene. A passing motorist saw the vehicle and called 9-1-1.

No other persons were inside the vehicle at the time of the accident.

VHS/JKS 2-12-14
Inc. #017783914-N

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