HARRIS COUNTY, Texas –- Deputies near Katy said a 21-year-old woman was killed early Wednesday when her car struck a tree.
According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened on Park Row Drive near E. Summitry Circle around 2:30 a.m.
Deputies said the driver jumped a curb at a curve in the road.
Her vehicle went into the median and then slammed into a tree. The impact split the tree in half and crushed the car's frontend. The driver was ejected and was then struck by her own vehicle as it kept moving.
Deputies said an autopsy and investigation would be carried out to determine what caused the woman to lose control of her vehicle.