Teen killed, man injured in crash on Buffalo Speedway in southwest Houston

Police said a 16-year-old girl was killed in the crash
Police said a 16-year-old girl was killed in the crash

HOUSTON – A 16-year-old girl is dead following a crash on Buffalo Speedway Friday evening, Houston police said.

Houston police responded to reports of a crash in the 13900 block of Buffalo Speedway around 6:30 p.m.

Police said it appears the 18-year-old driver of the truck was traveling at a high rate of speed when the truck got into a minor accident with a car. Investigators said the driver of the truck then lost control and hit a tree in the median.

The 18-year-old driver was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the 16-year-old passenger was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police said the driver of the second vehicle stayed on the scene. At this point, police said they don’t think there were any signs of intoxication.


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