Joelle Powell Killed in Accident at FM 1942 in Harris County, TX

November 17, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Joelle Powell
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM 1942, Harris County, TX

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Harris County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Honda Accord, Nissan Maxima
FM 1942
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda Accord and a Nissan Maxima were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a person at FM 1942 in Harris County, TX on November 17th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11:47 p.m. Investigators say Joelle Powell was traveling westbound in a Honda Accord. Traveling eastbound was a Nissan Maxima operated by Romeo Sanchez. Authorities allege the Nissan veered from its lane into a westbound lane before colliding with the Honda. The collision left Powell with fatal injuries. Reports indicate an Intoxication Manslaughter charge was recommended and/or issued against Sanchez. Additional information was not immediately available.

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