POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10600 Katy Freeway

August 13, 2019 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 10600 Katy Freeway (West Interstate Highway 10) service road about 9:55 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 12).

The identity of the male victim, 45, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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

The victim was on a bicycle traveling northbound on West Beltway 8 (West Sam Houston Parkway service road) and did not stop at the red light.  At that time, his bicycle was struck by a gray Hyundai Santa Fe SUV traveling eastbound on the Katy Freeway service road. 

The male driver stopped and rendered aid to the bicyclist until paramedics arrived.  The victim was transported to Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  The driver, who did not show signs of intoxication, was questioned and released without charges.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/KJS 8-13-19
Inc. #104006819-J

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