Raw: Fatal crash in Richmond Ave

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 4, 2014 at 12:15 PM

HOUSTON -- Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that happened early Friday morning on Richmond Avenue.

Witnesses told police the woman behind the wheel had just left a nearby bar when she crashed into a tree near Hillcroft. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 23-year-old woman’s boyfriend was also at the bar with her. He apparently left earlier in the evening after the pair got into a fight.

Police said the boyfriend was on his motorcycle returning to the bar as the woman left. He arrived at the scene shortly after the crash occurred.

No other injuries were reported.

Police said the accident was just one of at least two fatal wrecks possibly involving acohol early Friday. Another wreck killed a wrong-way driver in downtown Houston.

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