Driver dies after being thrown from vehicle

A driver died after being thrown from a car in west Harris County.

January 26, 2011 10:05:29 AM PST
A driver died after being thrown from a car in west Harris County. It happened off Westheimer Parkway near Fry. The Harris County sheriff's office says the driver was speeding late last night when he lost control and hit a tree. The driver was not wearing a seat belt. There was a passenger in the car and he was not hurt.

Deputies say they found a 12 pack of beer in the car.