Motorcyclist killed after running red light, hitting pickup truck in north Houston, HPD says

An investigation is underway after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash in northwest Houston Friday, police said.

HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash in north Houston Friday, police said.

Officers with the Houston Police Department responded to reports of a crash involving a vehicle and motorcycle in the 3200 block of Pinemont around 1 a.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they pronounced the motorcyclist, who police said was 29, dead at the scene.

According to investigators, a motorcyclist riding a green Kawasaki Ninja ZX motorcycle is believed to have run a red light when it crashed into a Dodge Ram pickup truck. The driver of the pickup remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities, HPD said. Police said he is not suspected of driving while intoxicated.

Officers said the intersection remained closed as authorities investigated the crash.


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