Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 1900 Allen Parkway

March 19, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 1900 block of Allen Parkway about 11:20 a.m. on Sunday (March 18).

The male victim, 22, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Park and Officer D. Schlichter reported:

The victim was driving a blue Chevrolet Lumina on Allen Parkway when he lost control of his vehicle near Taft Street, left the roadway and struck a tree.  He was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.  No other persons nor vehicles were involved in this accident.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC 3-19-12
Inc. #034114112-H

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