Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 2700 North Freeway

November 17, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 2700 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) about 2:25 a.m. on November 10.

The victim, Laurie Johnson, 21, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where, on November 11, she was pronounced dead.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Rossman and Officer K. Hines reported:

A gray Chevrolet Cobalt was disabled in a moving lane of traffic in the 2700 block of the North Freeway when it was struck by a gray Dodge Avenger.  Both the driver and passenger (Ms. Johnson) of the Cobalt were transported to Ben Taub General Hospital.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/VHS  11-17-14
Inc. #143360714-A

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