Fatal Traffic Accident at 400 Lathrop

October 16, 2009 - A man seriously injured in a traffic accident in the 400 block of Lathrop about 6:55 p.m. on October 9 has died from his injuries.

The victim, Gabriel Vasquez, 62, was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead on Thursday (Oct. 15) from injuries sustained in the accident.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D.S. Runyan and Officer P. Garcia reported:

Witnesses told Clear Lake patrol officers the driver of a gold Toyota Corolla was traveling northbound in the 400 block of Lathrop when the vehicle struck a pedestrian crossing the street with a shopping cart. Mr. Vasquez was transported to the hospital.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC 10-16-09
Inc. #147599009

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