Skip Navigation Links
Front Page
About GNSExpand About GNS
CommunitiesExpand Communities
EducationExpand Education
Links Directory
Medicine & Science
Opinion/ForumExpand Opinion/Forum
Public Safety

Public Safety News
Houston Police Department
News Release
Monday, October 16, 2017

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 16600 Katy Freeway

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal crash at 16600 Katy Freeway (West Interstate Highway 10) service road about 9:05 p.m. last Friday (Oct. 13).

The suspect, Esteban V. Gonzalez (H/m, 45), is charged with intoxication manslaughter in the 180th State District Court.  A photo of Gonzalez is attached to this news release.

The male victim, Reginald Hunter, 26, was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. Klementich and Officer E. Clark reported:

Mr. Hunter's vehicle, a silver Chevrolet Impala, had run out of gas as he was traveling outbound on the service road at the above address.  After his wife arrived with gasoline, Hunter began to refuel his vehicle,  At that time, he was struck by Gonzalez, driving a green Chevrolet Tahoe. 

Paramedics arrived and transported Hunter to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  Gonzalez was determined to be impaired, was taken into custody and charged.

Remembering Jim Guidry

Guidry News Service is headquartered in Midtown Houston.
at 4001 Fannin Street, Suite 4109, Houston, TX. 77004-4077
(409) 763 NEWS(6397)
© 1996, Guidry News Service. Duplication of any part of this website in any manner is prohibited.