Man killed, woman injured after vehicle slams into tree in NE Houston


HOUSTON – A man was killed and a woman was injured after his vehicle slammed into a tree in northeast Houston, police said.

The incident was reported at 4:25 a.m. in the 9100 block of Tidwell Road.

Houston police said the man was driving a blue Ford Fusion westbound at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree on the left passenger side.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman passenger was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

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