Driver killed after slamming into tree in NW Harris Co.

April 3, 2010 11:45:53 AM PDT
Sheriff's deputies say a driver who was seen swerving on roads in northwest Harris County hit a tree and was killed. he male was driving southbound on Ella Blvd. near Kuykendahl around 2am Saturday when witnesses saw him swerving and driving at a high rate of speed. He lost control of his vehicle, drove onto a grassy median and slammed into a tree. The car caught fire.

Deputies say the man was not wearing a seat belt. He was pronounced the man dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff's Office.