Deputies said a man died after speeding northbound in the 2700 block of the West Grand Parkway North at Morton around 4:20 a.m.
@HCSO_4Patrol units responded to 2900 W. Grand Pkwy N. at Morton Rd regarding a one vehicle major accident with one fatality. Traffic units are enroute to the scene. Expect lane closures. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/UCIcb7Kcjw— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) August 9, 2020
The man lost control of the wheel and crossed the median, striking a retaining wall on the southbound side.
Northbound and southbound lanes were expected to be shut down until at least 10 a.m.