Man killed in wreck on southwest Freeway

HOUSTON – The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that happened at 5:50 a.m. Sunday.

Officials said the accident happened at 2200 Southwest Freeway.

HPD released a statement that read, in part:

"A gray Nissan Murano was traveling north on the Southwest Freeway when its driver failed to control speed and struck the back of a red Nissan Sentra. The Murano then struck a retaining wall and rolled over.  Paramedics pronounced the driver of the Murano dead."
The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.