2 killed after car loses control on wet roads

HARRIS COUNTY (KTRK) -- Two people are dead and one hurt after a driver crashed into a fence, hitting a shed in north Harris County.

It happened off of Gears Road near TC Jester.

Deputies say the driver, David King, was traveling east on Gears Road at 11 pm on Saturday night at a high rate of speed on wet roads.

Investigators say King failed to maintain a single lane, lost control and crashed into a yard. The car took down a fence, hit a shed and wrapped around a tree.

King was killed in the crash. His front seat passenger, Joshua Vinson, also died.

Another passenger in the back seat suffered minor injuries. He was taken to the hospital.

Deputies will follow up with the homeowner to assess the damage to the fence and shed.
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