Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 900 West Little York

October 20, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 900 West Little York about 8:10 p.m. on Sunday (Oct. 19).

The male victim was transported to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital where he was pronounced dead at the scene. A horse also died in the accident.

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

The victim was driving a red Chevrolet Tahoe westbound on West Little York when he failed to control his speed and struck a man riding a horse. The Tahoe then left the roadway where it struck a telephone pole and a fence. The rider was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

There are no charges in this incident.

KJS/JFC 10-20-14
Inc. #133391114-V

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