Motorcyclist killed in crash in west Houston

A deadly accident has shut down the Sam Houston Tollway feeder at Boheme. (John Mizwa)
January 8, 2013 12:18:42 PM PST
A motorcyclist died after being struck by an SUV in west Houston, according to police.

The accident happened at around 5:30am on the frontage road lanes of the Sam Houston Tollway near Boheme.

Authorities say the motorcyclist and a Suburban were both in the two left-turn only lanes to turn left onto Bohemme. Police say the SUV, in the left lane,skidded straight due in part to the wet road conditions and struck the motorcyclist, who also turning left.

The male motorcyclist was pinned beneath the vehicle and died on the scene. He has not yet been identified.

At least three southbound frontage lanes were blocked for several hours.

Police say the investigation is continuing.
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