POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7900 Rockhill

February 4, 2019 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 7900 Rockhill about 1:15 a.m. on Saturday (February 2).  

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rodriguez and Officer M. Nicotra reported:  

The driver of a Saturn Vue was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed on Rockhill and ran the stop sign at the intersection of Ruthby.  The driver lost control of the vehicle and struck an unoccupied white Dodge Ram pickup truck parked on the south curb of Rockhill.  The Saturn then veered to the right and struck a small boulder lining the driveway of a residence, causing the vehicle to roll several times before striking a parked gray Volvo XC90 and the residence at 7959 Rockhill.  The driver of the Saturn died at the scene.  No one inside the residence was injured.  

No other persons or vehicles were involved in the crash.  

VHS/KJS 2-4-19
Inc #014134119-Y

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