POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1000 North Freeway

August 7, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred  at 1000 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) at about 12:30 a.m. on Saturday (August 5).  

The identity of the male victim, 51, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Salazar and Officer J. Baker reported:  

The victim was driving a black Toyota Sequoia northbound in the southbound lanes of the North Freeway exit ramp and struck a concrete divider.  The victim died at the scene.  

No other vehicles nor persons were involved in the crash.  

The investigation is continuing.  

VHS/JKS  8-7-17
Inc. #098532617-V

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