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Man fatally hurt in Northside Village crash after likely medical emergency

HOUSTON, TX — A 68-year-old man died Tuesday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident in Houston’s Northside Village, according to the Houston Police Department.

The fatal collision occurred in the 3200 block of Fulton Street, near Clemente Martinez Elementary, at around 2:50 p.m.

HPD’s Vehicular Crimes Division said the man was behind the wheel of a beige Chevrolet Suburban heading northbound when the vehicle veered off the roadway. The Suburban then jumped a curb and came to a rest at a fence.

Houston Fire Department crews rushed the victim to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

An investigation remains ongoing, but the HPD said the driver appeared to have suffered a medical episode moments before the accident.

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