HOUSTON — A driver was killed and a passenger was hospitalized after a crash Sunday morning in southwest Houston, according to the local police department.
Houston police reported the driver of a white Ford F-150 pickup truck was traveling in the 9200 block of Fondren when he failed to maintain a single lane, drove onto a grassy median and then struck a tree. Houston Fire Department paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
The pickup truck’s passenger was taken to Southwest Memorial Hermann Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver’s identify is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
No other vehicles or motorists were involved in the incident, police said.