POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8100 Gulf Freeway

April 15, 2016 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 8100 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) about 2:35 a.m. today (April 15).

The identity of the female victim, 34, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Pate and Officer J. Gaona reported:

According to witnesses, the female was driving a black GMC Acadia northbound on the Gulf Freeway at a high rate of speed and changing lanes erratically when she struck the rear of a dump truck, also traveling northbound on the Gulf Freeway.  The female was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the dump truck was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in an unknown condition.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/VHS  4-15-16
Inc. #047794616-E

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