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News: 77-year-old man killed in crash with HPD patrol car

Posted on Monday, December 27th, 2021 at 7:31 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A man died in a collision involving a Houston Police patrol vehicle in northwest Houston yesterday.

According to KTRK, the patrol car was heading north on North Shepherd Drive around noon when it slammed into a passenger vehicle as it was turning left onto Thornton Road.

The driver of the passenger vehicle, 77-year-old Charles Payne Senior, suffered fatal injuries in the crash.

The officer was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

Investigators are working to establish an official cause of the fatal crash at this time.

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