Man killed when SUV slams into tree

The driver of this SUV died when he lost control and struck a tree in southwest Houston

July 31, 2011 6:52:00 AM PDT
A man was killed when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree in southwest Houston.

It happened around 9pm Saturday on Beechnut near Baneway.

Witnesses say the man was speeding and weaving in and out of traffic when he lost control.

His sports utility vehicle went into a grassy median before hitting the tree.

Officials said he died at the scene. His identity has not been released.

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