Ronald Hector Killed in Accident at Richmond Ave in Houston, TX

January 1, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Ronald Hector
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Richmond Ave., Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Forte
Richmond Ave
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kia Forte lost control and veered into a tree and metal pole

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a person at Richmond Ave in Houston, TX on January 1st, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 6:30 a.m. Authorities say a Kia Forte operated by 23-year-old Ronald Hector was westbound before losing control. The vehicle is alleged to have traveled onto a sidewalk before making contact with a leaning tree, causing the vehicle to go airborne. Upon landing, reports say the vehicle struck a pair of metal poles, the impact leaving Hector with fatal injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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