East Freeway crash leaves one person dead

Police: Driver was speeding, slammed into wall

Published On: Jun 13 2013 06:19:32 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 13 2013 07:28:12 AM CDT
HOUSTON -

One person is dead after a crash along the East Freeway early Thursday morning.

Investigators said the driver was speeding along the East Freeway feeder road near the Crosby-Cedar Bayou around 2 a.m. Thursday.

At some point, officials said the driver slammed his Chevy Camaro into the freeway wall and the vehicle burst into flames.

Police said the driver died at the scene.

The victim's name hasn't been released.