POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5300 West 34th Street

August 1, 2022 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 5300 West 34th Street about 3:55 p.m. on Saturday (July 30).

The deceased male is identified as Jose Sanchez, 61.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Clark and Officer K. Stout reported:

Mr. Sanchez was driving a green Ford Ranger pickup truck westbound at the above address when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a telephone pole. HPD officers responded and performed CPR on Sanchez until paramedics arrived. Paramedics transported Sanchez to Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A male passenger in the vehicle was not injured. He advised officers that Sanchez slumped over and fell unconscious before crashing, indicating a medical episode led up to the crash.

The investigation is continuing.

SOA/JFC 8-1-22
Inc. #101175322-L

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