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Incident Update
Houston Police Department


DATE: March 20, 2017 11:00:57 AM CDT

Houston police are investigating the fatal crash that occurred at 103 West Parker Road at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday (March 19).

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant A. Thomas and Officer R. Singleton reported:

The victim was operating a motorcycle at a high rate of speed westbound on West Parker Road and attempted to drive on the white stripe separating the westbound and eastbound lanes to pass two vehicles.  As the victim passed the vehicles, a black Scion TC, traveling eastbound on Parker, made a left hand turn into an apartment complex.  As the driver turned to cross the westbound lanes, the victim struck the Scion, and was ejected from the motorcycle.  The motorcycle then caught fire.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.   The driver of the Scion was not injured. 

The investigation is continuing.



JKS/VHS  3-20-17

Inc. #034820517-E


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