56-year-old driver killed in east Houston crash, police say

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HUMBLE, Texas — The Houston Police Department is still investigating after a 56-year-old man was killed following a crash Thursday night in the Humble area.

Investigators said the victim was driving a blue GMC C1500 pickup truck along West Clayton Parkway when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck a parked City of Houston Public Works truck around 9:30 p.m.

The Public Works crew was filling potholes in the roadway when the accident happened, police said.

The victim was rushed to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.