Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 8100 Greenbriar

July 02, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 8100 Greenbriar about 1:55 a.m. on Saturday (June 30).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer K. Heaverlo reported:

Officers received information regarding a stolen black Toyota Tacoma in their area.  The officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver of the stolen truck refused to pull over and led officers on a vehicle pursuit.  As the suspect approached the 8100 block of Greenbriar at a high rate of speed, he lost control of the vehicle and struck a curb.  The Tacoma then rolled and ejected the suspect from the vehicle.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/JKS    7-2-12
Inc #082685512-P

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