POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9900 South Gessner Road

July 08, 2019 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 9900 South Gessner Road about 7:20 p.m. last Friday (July 5).

The identity of the male victim, 33, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rose and Officer J. Johnson reported:

The victim was driving a white Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was driving along Brays Bayou under the above address when the truck left the embankment and went into the bayou.  The driver was located a short distance away in the bayou and was rescued and resuscitated by Houston Fire Department personnel.  He was then transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

There were no witnesses or other drivers at the scene when officers arrived.  It is believed the victim possibly suffered a heart attack or a medical episode that contributed to the crash.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/VHS   7-8-19
Inc #085786419-N


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