Texas

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

Date
January 1, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Ronald Hector
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Richmond Ave., Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Forte
Road/Highway
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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