April 11, 2019, at approximately 11:00am, the La Porte Police Department (LPPD)
received a call for a commercial vehicle and bicyclist crash, in the 10800
block of Fairmont Parkway. The adult male cyclist was transported to a local
hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.
La Porte Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were quickly
dispatched to the crash scene. Upon
arrival, it was immediately discovered the operator of the bicycle was
seriously injured. The cyclist was
transported by La Porte EMS to HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast Hospital,
Pasadena Texas, where he was pronounced deceased a short time later. The
cyclist will be identified by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Officer pending the notification of next of kin.
preliminary investigation revealed the cyclist unlawfully crossed Fairmont
Parkway, made contact with the commercial vehicle, resulting in his injuries.
LPPD Crash Reconstruction Team contacted the Harris County District Attorney’s
Office, Vehicular Crimes division who assisted with the initial investigation.
No charges are expected for the driver of the semi-truck and trailer, who
remained on scene and fully cooperated with the investigation.