HPD: Driver fatally crashes into tree in NE Houston

HOUSTON - A driver was killed after crashing into a tree in northeast Houston late Friday night, police said. 

According to the Houston Police Department, the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. on North Wayside Drive at Safebuy Street. 

Police said a 21-year-old woman was driving northbound on Wayside when she struck the curb while passing a car and lost control of her vehicle. They said she traveled into the middle median and slammed into a tree. 

HPD said she died as a result of the impact. They also said she wasn't wearing a seat belt. 

 

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