Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 1200 Mitchell

June 16, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1200 Mitchell about 7:20 p.m. on Sunday (June 15).

The victim, 30, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. A female passenger was also transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Lopez and Officer N. Luu reported:

The victim was driving a black GMC Sierra pickup truck at a high rate of speed eastbound on Mitchell when he lost control of the vehicle and struck two parked cars. The driver and the female passenger, 34, were ejected from the vehicle. Both were then transported to an area hospital.

KJS/JKS 6-16-14
Inc. #074954214

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