Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 4201 Lavender

March 26, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 4201 Lavender about 3:15 p.m. on Sunday (March 25).

The male victim, 65, was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant B. Rogers and Officer M. Matthews reported:

The driver of a black Dodge pickup truck was towing a camping trailer.  As he was attempting to turn into a driveway at the above location, his trailer struck the victim who was standing next to his own pickup truck, parked on the street.  The victim was pinned between his pickup truck and the trailer.

There are no charges at this time and alchohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident.

KJS/JFC  3-26-12
Inc. #037496712-H 

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