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Crash that killed 1 near Bush Airport rooted in domestic dispute that led to chase, police say

A crash that killed one person Friday near Bush Airport stemmed from a domestic disturbance, according to police.
A crash that killed one person Friday near Bush Airport stemmed from a domestic disturbance, according to police.

HOUSTON – A crash that killed one person Friday near Bush Airport stemmed from a domestic disturbance, according to police.

The crash was reported about 8:15 a.m. on Lee Road near FM 1960.

According to Houston police, a boyfriend and girlfriend got into an argument at their home. The girlfriend left the house in a vehicle and the boyfriend began chasing her in another vehicle, police said.

Police said the boyfriend rammed his vehicle into the back of his girlfriend’s vehicle before hitting another vehicle head-on.

The boyfriend was killed in the crash. His identity has not been released.

Neither the girlfriend nor the driver of the other vehicle was seriously injured.

Lee Road remains closed while authorities investigate the crash.

Officials said both FM 1960 and Will Clayton Parkway remain open for airport traffic.

This developing story will be updated.

Clarification:Police originally reported that five vehicles were involved in the crash. This story has been updated to reflect the latest information from police.


About the Author:

Aaron Barker has been a senior digital editor at KPRC 2 since 2016. As a meteorologist, he specializes in stories about the weather. He has covered Hurricane Harvey, the Astros first World Series win, the Santa Fe High School shooting, the ITC fire and Tropical Storm Imelda.