POLICE Department

Fatal Crash at 5400 North McCarty

October 5, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 5400 North McCarty that occurred about 2:35 a.m. on Saturday (October 3).  

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant A. Thomas and Officer J. Crisler reported:  

The victim was driving a silver Ford Ranger westbound on McCarty.  The Ranger ran the red light at the intersection of Mesa Road and was struck by a tractor-trailer truck traveling eastbound on McCarty and attempting to turn north onto Mesa.  The victim died on impact.  The driver of the 18-wheeler, wh remained at the scene, was questioned and released.

VHS/JKS 10-5-15
Inc. #127683415-P

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