Texas

Leopoldo Contreras Puente Killed in Accident at Eastex Fwy in Harris County, TX

Date
February 10, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Leopoldo Contreras Puente
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Eastex Fwy, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Harris County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150
Road/Highway
Eastex Fwy
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 veered from the road into a traffic barrel, overturned and ejected the driver


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at Eastex Fwy in Harris County, TX on February 10th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 9:40 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford F-150 was headed southbound, attempting to exit an entrance ramp to travel onto the service road. In the process, authorities say the vehicle veered from its lane and struck traffic barrels. The impact is said to have caused the vehicle to overturn, partially ejecting the driver from the vehicle. The driver, identified as Leopoldo Contreras Puente, suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Additional information was not available.

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