Marcus Demond Smith Killed in Accident at Sam Houston Pkwy in Houston, TX

December 11, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Marcus Demond Smith
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

West Sam Houston Parkway North, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Dodge Charger
Sam Houston Pkwy
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Dodge Charger were involved in a collision

What Happened

Police from the area have information on a crash that killed a driver at Sam Houston Pkwy in Houston, TX on December 11th, 2022. Officials are saying the incident happened around 4:56 a.m. According to investigators, a commercial truck operated by an unnamed 37-year-old Minneapolis, MN man was headed northbound ahead of Dodge Charge in an adjacent lane. At some point, the Dodge lost control, possibly due to weather conditions, and struck a retaining wall. The impact sent the Dodge back onto lanes of travel where it struck the commercial truck. The impact left the driver, identified as 48-year-old Marcus Demond Smith, with fatal injuries. The Minneapolis man and his passenger were uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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