Woman dies in wreck at 500 North Loop East
The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that happened at 500 North Loop East (North Interstate Highway 610 East) about 11 p.m. on Thursday.
The female victim, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant A. Thomas and Officer T. White arrived on the scene and reported:
The victim was driving a silver Nissan Xterra eastbound on the North Loop East and failed to control her speed. The Nissan then struck the rear of a tractor-trailer truck, also traveling eastbound. The victim died at the scene.
The driver of the trailer truck was not injured.