Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Lonny Haschel said a young man from Bridgeport, who'd been missing since Wednesday, was found dead inside his truck at the bottom of a ravine near Lake Bridgeport Friday.
"There’s been a steady line of people standing on the bridge to see how this did happen," said Bridgeport resident Melvin Bostick. "As to how he could sit down there for three days and no one see him."
After a two-day investigation that produced few leads, Harris County investigators Wednesday identified the driver of a pickup who was killed along with four of his passengers late Sunday when their vehicle was stuck by another truck traveling the wrong way on the north Sam Houston Parkway.
A motorcyclist died early Thursday morning when he hit a guardrail on Interstate 45 and was thrown from his motorcycle onto the freeway where a big rig and other motorists hit him in north Harris County.
Joshua Kelly died in the crash, which occurred about 12:20 a.m. in the 200 block of Barren Springs Drive near the North Freeway, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
A woman has been arrested after a hit-and-run traffic crash in southeast Houston that killed three people and injured three others.
Raquel Vasquez-Hernandez, 23, is charged with four counts of failure to stop and render aid in an accident involving death, Houston police said.
Police said Vasquez-Hernandez was driving a white Chrysler 300 at a high rate of speed about 2:25 a.m. Saturday when she struck a blue Chevrolet Cavalier eastbound on the South Loop East frontage road.