ATV driver killed, passenger injured in crash in northeast Harris County

HOUSTON – One man was killed Monday in an ATV crash in northeast Houston.

Deputies said the 34-year-old driver was speeding when he rolled the vehicle into a ditch around 2 a.m. on Crisman Road near Lauder Avenue.

His twin brother was following in a car behind him, police said.

The driver was pronounced dead.

The passenger suffered injuries to his face and neck. He was taken to Ben Taub Hospital. His condition was not immediately known.

Police said neither the driver nor the passenger were wearing helmets.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Download the Click2Houston news app in your app store to stay up-to-date with the latest news while you're on the go.

Sign up for KPRC 2 newsletters to get breaking news, sports, entertainment, contests and more delivered straight to your email inbox.