POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2500 Eastex Freeway

April 11, 2016 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 2500 Eastex Freeway (North U.S. Highway 59) service road about 10:05 p.m. on Sunday (April 10).

The male victim, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Pate and Officer R. Romo reported:

The victim was a passenger in a yellow cab when, for unknown reasons, he jumped out of the moving vehicle into the northbound lanes of the above address.  Houston Fire Department paramedics were called to the scene and pronounced him deceased.  There are no charges in this incident.
KJS/JKS 4-11-16
Inc. #045859816-A

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