2 killed when car hits tree in southwest Harris County

HOUSTON – Two people were killed Monday morning when a car slammed into a tree in southwest Harris County.

The single-vehicle crash was reported just after 1 a.m. at the intersection of Bissonnet Street and Keegans Wood Drive.

Harris County deputies said a car was speeding west on Bissonnet when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree in the median.

Deputies said the male passenger was killed in the crash, and the male driver died after being flown to the hospital.

Investigators said it does not appear that alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The identity of the victims will later be released.

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