POLICE Department

Fatal Crash at 2200 Southwest Freeway

December 7, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 2200 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) about 5:50 a.m. on Sunday (Dec. 6).

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Ross and Officer D. Ashford reported:

A gray Nissan Murano was traveling north on the Southwest Freeway when its driver failed to control speed and struck the back of a red Nissan Sentra.  The Murano then struck a retaining wall and rolled over.  Paramedics pronounced the driver of the Murano dead.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/VHS 12-7-15
Inc #156035715-I

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