Cody Ellis Killed in Accident at Tidwell Rd and E Sam Houston Pkwy in Harris County, TX

September 17, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Cody Ellis
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Tidwell Rd & East Sam Houston Parkway North, Harris County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Harris County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX350
Tidwell Rd and E Sam Houston Pkwy
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Corolla and Lexus RX350 were involved in a collision

What Happened

Harris County Sheriff's Office authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at Tidwell Rd and E Sam Houston Pkwy in Harris County, TX on September 17th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 2:36 a.m. According to investigators, a Toyota Corolla operated by Cody Ellis was involved in a collision with a Lexus RX350 that resulted in fatal injuries for Ellis. Police say there were no witnesses to the accident other than the other driver, who alleges the Toyota ran a red light prior to the collision. The other driver involved, Diane Kruy, was hospitalized with minor injuries. Ellis died from his injuries after transport to an area hospital. Investigators are reviewing footage from a nearby business to determine more concrete information regarding the crash.

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