Elaine Frances Viney Killed in Accident at Clay Rd in Harris County, TX

March 26, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Elaine Frances Viney
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Clay Rd, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford C-Max, Infiniti JX35
Clay Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford C-Max and Infiniti JX35 were involved in a collision

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed a person at Clay Rd in Harris County, TX on March 26th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 5:49 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford C-Max operated by a 25-year-old Katy man was headed eastbound on Clay Rd when it collided with an Infiniti JX35 operated by 73-year-old Claude Lean Crane III. Officers allege the vehicle failed to yield right of way from a private drive while the Katy man stated looking away from the road prior to the collision. The crash left a passenger in the Infiniti, identified as 63-year-old Elaine Frances Viney, with fatal injuries. Crane suffered minor injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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