Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 8400 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) service road at about 12:40 a.m. today (Oct. 16).
The identity of the male victim, 33, is pending identification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. Klementich and Officer R. Singleton reported:
The victim was driving a red Ford F-150 pickup truck westbound on Monroe at a high rate of speed when he ran a red light and was struck by a white Nissan Murano traveling southbound on the Gulf Freeway service road. The driver of the Ford was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Nissan was not injured and did not show any signs of intoxication.
The investigation is continuing.