LA PORTE, Texas – A crash in La Porte killed one person and injured two others late Wednesday night.
Police responded to the scene around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 10900 block of State Highway 225. Investigators say a Kia SUV was driving eastbound at a high rate of speed on Highway 225 and struck the back of a Dodge Ram pickup truck going in the same direction.
Both cars hit a center concrete barrier, and the Kia went over the center divider into the highway’s westbound lanes, landing upside down.
The Kia’s driver was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in that car was transported to Bayshore Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Dodge Ram was transported to Clear Lake Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.