POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5800 North Sam Houston Parkway East

April 3, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 5800 North Sam Houston Parkway East about 4 a.m. on Saturday (April 1).

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 A. Thomas and Officer J. Crisler reported:

The driver of a white cement truck and the operator of a purple Triumph motorcycle were both traveling northbound on the Sam Houston Parkway.  The driver of the cement truck changed lanes, possibly to take the U.S. Highway 59 exit.  The operator of the motorcycle, traveling at a high rate of speed, struck the rear of the truck and was ejected from his motorcycle.

There are no charges in this incident.

KJS/VHS 4-3-17
Inc. #040567317-M

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