Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 11500 Southwest Freeway

October 1, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 11500 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) service road about 7:45 p.m. on Sunday (Sept. 30).

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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

The victim was driving a gold Chevrolet Astro minivan southbound on the Southwest Freeway service road when he lost control of his vehicle, struck a curb, and then struck a metal fence.

No other vehicles or individuals were involved in this incident.

KJS/JFC 10-1-12
Inc. #124466612-G

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