POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7200 Evans

August 11, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 7200 Evans about 2 a.m. today.

The female victim, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Rossman and Officer R. Singleton reported:

The male driver, 26, was traveling westbound on Evans in a gray GMC Sierra pickup truck when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck a tree.  The driver was ejected from the truck that then caught fire.  The female victim remained pinned inside the pickup and died at the scene.  The driver was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in an unknown condition.

The investigation is continuing.

KJS/JKS 8-11-15
Inc. #103677415-N

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