Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8400 South Loop

June 8, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 8400 South Loop (South interstate Highway 610 East) about 2:50 a.m. on Saturday (June 6).

The female victim, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Roberts and Officer Y. Haq reported:

A tractor trailer truck traveling eastbound on the South Loop became disabled and pulled over to the right shoulder.The victim, driving a white Ford Expedition also eastbound on the South 610 Loop, then struck the rear of the disabled trailer. The driver of the Ford died at the scene. The driver of the trailer truck, who was exiting the vehicle at the moment of impact, was not injured.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/JKS 6-8-15
Inc. #072864915-O

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