Police: CenterPoint Energy truck involved in deadly crash

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by khou.com staff

khou.com

Posted on January 10, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 11 at 7:47 AM

HOUSTON – An elderly woman was killed early Sunday after driving her car into the path of a moving CenterPoint Energy truck. It happened in the 20000 block Becker at FM 2920 in northwest Harris County. 

Police said around midnight, Nancy Wright Hogue was driving a white Honda Accord north on Becker when she failed to yield the right of way from a stop sign and pulled in front of a CenterPoint Energy truck traveling eastbound. 
Police said the driver, Gregory Allen Chelette, could not stop his truck in time. Chelette skidded, slammed on his brakes and smashed into the Honda at the left door. Hogue died on impact. Chelette was not hurt.
The crash is being investigated by the Traffic Enforcement Section of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.   

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