POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10100 North Houston Rosslyn Road

July 9, 2020 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 10100 North Houston Rosslyn Road about 10:40 p.m. on Wednesday (July 8).

The male victim, Jim Lopez-Orellana, 24, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Griffiths and Officer T. Johnson reported:

Mr. Lopez-Orellana was driving a red Honda Civic at a high rate of speed southbound at the above address.  According to a witness, he may have been racing a silver-colored vehicle when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree in the median.  Lopez-Orellana was apparently not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

The investigation is continuing.

KJS/JFC  7-9-20
Inc. #090052920-N

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