Speed may be to blame for deadly accident

January 20, 2008 6:45:16 AM PST
Police say speed played a role in a deadly crash in southwest Houston.Officers say three teenagers were inside a car traveling eastbound on Beechnut near Brookwulf when the driver lost control and jumped a curb. The car knocked down a fence, then hit a tree.

The teenager sitting in the backseat was killed instantly. The other two are expected to be OK.

Police say alcohol was not a factor.

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