HOUSTON -

A pickup truck driver is dead after colliding with a minivan in northwest Harris County.

The accident happened Saturday around 12:15 a.m. on the Sam Houston Parkway over Hollister Road.

According to deputies the 29-year-old pickup truck driver was speeding westbound on the North Sam Houston Parkway.

That is when he slammed into the back end of a slower moving Ford minivan, losing control and sliding against the inside wall for about 100 yards.   

The driver was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.

The Ford minivan driver was not hurt.

Precinct 4 deputies are checking on whether alcohol was a factor.