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Fatal wreck at 15400 East Freeway

Date of Occurance: 10/15/2014 1:50:00 AM
Type of Case: Fatality Collision
Case #: HC140151864
Location: 15400 East Freeway
Complainant:
Suspect/Defendant: Billy Richey Jr
Notification of Next of Kin:
Person Notified:
Date and Time: 10/14/2014 9:10:00 PM
Approved for Release: Deputy P. Begley
Title: Accident Investigator
Details: On October 14, 2014, at approximately 2110 hours, the complainant was pushing his bicycle in the outside lane eastbound in the 15400 block of the East Freeway eastbound service road. Billy Richey Jr. was operating a 2000 GMC Sierra pickup eastbound in the 15400 block of the East Freeway eastbound service road in the outside lane. The complainant failed to yield right of way and was struck by the 2000 GMC Sierra traveling eastbound being operated by Billy Richey Jr. Billy Richey Jr. stopped at the collision scene and was found to be intoxicated and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. The complainant was transported to East Houston Regional Hospital and was pronounced deceased. This case remains under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Division.