Motorcyclist killed in crash on Southwest Freeway

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on the Southwest Freeway late Friday night, police say.

HOUSTON - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on the Southwest Freeway late Friday night, police say. 

According to the Houston Police Department, the crash happened around 9:45 p.m. on Highway 59 near S. Gessner. 

Police say a black Navigator and motorcycle were heading outbound on the highway when they believe the SUV had a mechanical failure.

The driver of the SUV lost control of the vehicle, crossing multiple lanes. 

Fatal Crash

Police say the motorcyclist was traveling behind the SUV and wasn't able to come to a stop before crashing into it.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead on the scene. No other injuries were reported.

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