Woman killed on S. Sam Houston Parkway after being rear-ended by another car


HOUSTON – A woman was killed Thursday after her vehicle was rear-ended on South Sam Houston Parkway.

The fatal impact happened around noon in the 8000 block of the South Sam Houston Parkway East near Telephone Road. The woman was stopped on the toll road in her four-door Chevrolet when a van struck her, according to a press release from Harris County Precinct 8.

First responders worked to extract the woman from the car, but she had already died. 

The vehicular crimes division from the Harris County District Attorney's office is working to determine the exact cause of the crash.

The victim has not been identified.