Motorcyclist killed on west Harris Co. roadway

HOUSTON

It happened just after 11pm in the 19900 block of Park Row in west Harris County.

According to investigators, the victim was speeding westbound in the in the inside lane on a 2002 Yamaha R6.

A Jeep Grand Cherokee pulled out of the Wal-Mart parking lot in front of the motorcycle. The victim drove across the westbound lanes and hit a curb on the outside of the roadway, then struck a utility pole.

Officials said the motorcyclist was dead by the time they arrived at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation and the victim's identity was not released.

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