POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5800 East Orem

January 9, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 5800 East Orem about 9 a.m. on Sunday (Jan. 8).
The male victim, 43, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Ross and Officer E. Morgado reported:

The victim was driving a gray Dodge Neon eastbound on East Orem when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck a curb, causing the vehicle to roll over.  The victim was ejected from the vehicle.  Houston Fire Department paramedics transported him to the hospital.  Speed is believed to be a factor.

No other individuals nor vehicles were involved in this incident.

KJS/JFC  1-9-17
Inc. #003199717-I

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