Katy Man Killed in Accident at US 290 in Harris County, TX

October 22, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 290, Austin, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Mustang
US 290
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Mustang lost control, went into a skid and overturned into a ditch

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at US 290 in Harris County, TX on October 22nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:48 a.m. According to investigators, a Ford Mustang was westbound, allegedly at a high rate of speed. Sources allege the vehicle may have been previously involved in a road race before attempting to travel around another vehicle in order to avoid a crash. While doing so, police say the vehicle overcorrected and went into a skid, veering from the road into a bar ditch. The vehicle overturned into a carrier wall and the driver, a 20-year-old Katy man who was not publicly identified, suffered fatal injuries. Additional information was not available.

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