Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 9100 Tidwell at about 4:25 a.m. on Sunday (May 7).
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 J. Hill reported:
The victim was driving a blue Ford Fusion westbound on Tidwell at a high rate of speed when he failed to maintain a single lane, lost control and struck a tree on the left passenger side. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A female passenger was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.