Man dies in wreck at 15900 Yorktown Crossing Pkwy.

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Date of Occurance: 10/24/2014 6:30:00 AM
Type of Case: Death Due to Traffic
Case #: HC140156953
Location: 15900 Yorktown Crossing Parkway
Victim: Hector Garcia
Suspect/Defendant: N/A
Notification of Next of Kin: Yes
Person Notified: Leopoldo Garcia
Date and Time: 10/24/2014 2:15:00 AM
Approved for Release: Deputy B. Troyer
Title: Accident Investigator


On October 24, 2014, at approximately 0215 hours Hector Garcia was traveling Northbound in the 15900 block of Yorktown Crossing Parkway. Garcia was driving a Ford Mustang Cobra and according to a witness was traveling at a high rate of speed for the roadway. Garcia failed to keep the vehicle in the roadway rounding and his right side tires left the roadway. He attempted to correct the mistake and was able to bring the vehicle back onto the roadway but lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle then began rotating and sliding and eventually left the roadway again. The vehicle struck a large electric pole. Garcia was the sold occupant of the vehicle and he did not survive the crash. This crash is being investigated by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Division.