SUV slams into tree in southwest Houston, kills one

This SUV left the roadway and slammed into a tree. Officials said one person was killed in the crash (John Mizwa)

November 5, 2011 7:42:20 AM PDT
Emergency officials confirm they are investigating a fatal accident in southwest Houston.

It happened Saturday morning on S. Gessner at W. Airport.

According to officials, a sports utility vehicle left the roadway and slammed into a tree in the median.

Additional details were not immediately available. We have a crew at the scene and will bring you more information as it comes into the newsroom.