POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6200 Fairbanks North Houston Road

July 6, 2020 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 6200 Fairbanks North Houston Road about 1:25 a.m. on Saturday (July 4).  

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Benavidez and Officer D. Nguyen reported:  

The victim was driving a red Chevrolet Suburban at a high rate of speed northbound near the above address when the vehicle veered toward the right and struck a tree.  The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.  

A preliminary investigation indicated the driver attempted to avoid a small animal in the roadway and lost control of the vehicle.  

No other persons were injured in the crash.  The investigation is continuing.

VHS/JFC  7-6-20
Inc. #087748820-I

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