POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 15900 West Hardy

August 24, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 15900 West Hardy about 3:50 p.m. on August 14.

The male victim, 58, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.  Doctors pronounced him dead last Friday (August 22),  His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD North Patrol Division Sergeant L. Ponchen and Officer A. Cookson reported:

The victim was operating a maroon Harley-Davidson motorcycle southbound in the 15900 block of West Hardy, approaching the Greens Road intersection.  The driver of a maroon Ford Fusion was traveling eastbound on Greens Road and stopped at the intersection's stop sign.  The driver of the Fusion failed to yield the right of way when leaving the stop sign, causing the motorcyclist to strike the Ford.  

The investigation is continuing.

KJS/VHS 8-24-15
Inc. #105323615-R

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