POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7600 Katy Freeway

July 6, 2020 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 7600 Katy Freeway (West Interstate Highway 10) about 5:10 a.m. last Friday (July 3).  

The identity of the male victim, 43, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Lopez and Officer D. Nguyen reported:  

A red Ford Focus was disabled with no lights on in the westbound lanes on the freeway at the above address.  The driver of a white Chevrolet van traveling westbound on the freeway did not see the Ford and struck the rear of the vehicle.  The driver inside the Ford died at the scene. 

The driver and two passengers in the Chevrolet van were transported by paramedics to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  The driver of the Chevrolet van was determined not to be impaired.  

The investigation is continuing.  

VHS/JFC  7-6-20
Inc. #087296920-N

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