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Young woman dies after car strikes tree off S Dairy Ashford Rd in SW Houston

HOUSTON, TX — A single-vehicle accident early last Friday, December 1, in southwest Houston claimed the life of a 21-year-old woman, according to the Houston Police Department.

Officials say the crash happened at 9000 South Dairy Ashford, in the Alief area, at around 4:35 a.m.

Preliminary details show that the young woman was operating a white Toyota Camry southbound at a high rate of speed. At one point, the car ran off the roadway and collided head-on with a tree, causing the vehicle to spin and hit another tree. The second impact caused the vehicle to split in half, and the female driver was ejected.

Paramedics with the Houston Fire Department pronounced the driver deceased at the scene, confirmed officials.

No other occupants or vehicles appear to have been involved.

An investigation by the HPD’s Vehicular Crimes Division was underway.

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