16-year-old girl killed, 1 injured in crash on Buffalo Speedway in southwest Houston

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Saturday, September 18, 2021
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It happened at 13900 Buffalo Speedway near W Orem Drive around 6:40 p.m. on Friday.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A teen girl was killed and one other person was hurt in a crash Friday evening in southwest Houston, police said.

It happened at 13900 Buffalo Speedway near Darlinghurst Drive around 6:40 p.m.

The driver of a Dodge Cobalt was attempting to cross the northbound lanes of Buffalo Speedway near Darlinghurst when it was struck by a Dodge Ram pickup, according to Houston police.

The impact of the crash sent the pickup over a concrete curb and into trees in the median of the road.

Police said the teen that died was a 16-year-old female was a passenger in the Dodge Ram.

The driver of the pickup, an 18-year-old male, was injured in the crash.

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