Teen driver killed, passenger injured in crash

May 24, 2010 12:36:33 PM PDT
A teenage driver was killed and a passenger injured in a crash in southeast Houston on Saturday morning. The incident happened at 7000 Long Drive about 2:20am. Police say the victim was driving a red Honda Accord eastbound on Long Drive when he lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway. The Honda struck a metal and brick fence on the south side of the road.

The male victim, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The male passenger was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.