POLICE Department

Fatal Crash at 11700 South Sam Houston Parkway West

February 22, 2016 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 11700 South Sam Houston Parkway West service road about 2 a.m. on Sunday (February 21).  

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant A. Thomas and Officer D. Lunceford reported:  

The driver of a silver Chevrolet Camaro was traveling eastbound on the service road of the Sam Houston Parkway at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole.  A passenger in the Camaro (victim) died at the scene.  The driver was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.  

VHS/JFC 2-22-16
Inc. #022722116-X

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