POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1600 Leeland

March 13, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the fatal crash that occurred at 1600 Leeland Street about 7:10 a.m. today (March 13).

The identity of the male victim, 70, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Prejean and Officer R. Bymaster reported:

The victim was driving a black Cadillac CTS eastbound on Leeland when he struck he rear of a silver Cadillac Deville, also traveling eastbound on Leeland.  Witnesses stated the victim appeared to be unconscious when he crashed and it appears he may have suffered a medical episode.  The victim was transported to St. Joseph Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/VHS 3-13-20
Inc. #034758920-P

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