Young woman killed when SUV crashes, flips on SW Freeway

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 9:12 AM

Updated Thursday, Jan 3 at 9:23 AM

HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating a rollover crash that killed a 22-year-old woman on Highway 59 early Thursday.

Police said the woman was traveling at a high rate of speed in a Jeep Cherokee Sport southbound in the 4700 block of the Southwest Freeway at the West Loop around 2:45 a.m. when her vehicle hit the inside concrete wall and flipped over.

The woman, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and died at the scene.

The freeway was closed for about two hours until the accident was cleared.

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