HPD patrol vehicle involved in deadly car crash

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Sunday, November 22, 2020
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Two Houston police officers were involved in a fatal crash Saturday afternoon in east Houston, according to HPD.

It happened at 7300 Ley Road around 3:35 p.m.

WATCH: The video below from the scene shows damage from the crash

The crash involved a driver and an HPD patrol vehicle with two officers on board.

"Officers are conscious and breathing," said authorities. "They're just a little banged up."

The officers were taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities arrived and were still investigating the scene of the crash.