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Road rage causes fatal crash on Katy Freeway feeder road, police say

Motorcyclist killed in two-vehicle crash

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(KPRC2)

HOUSTON – Road rage caused a crash that killed a motorcyclist Friday morning on a feeder road to the Katy Freeway, police said.

The crash was reported about 5:40 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of the feeder road at Barker Cypress Road.

According to Houston police, the driver of a motorcycle was traveling down the feeder road when the driver of an SUV changed lanes in front of him, causing the vehicles to crash.

The 26-year-old man driving the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police said the driver of the SUV stayed at the scene, but it was not immediately clear if that drive was charged with a crime.

The roads were closed for several hours while investigators were at the scene.

More information is expected to be released soon, police said.

 


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