Man crashes truck into tree, dies after argument with family in southwest Houston

  • Houston police officers investigate a deadly crash in the 5300 block of Mackinaw Road on Sunday, Feb.

    16, 2020. Houston police officers investigate a deadly crash in the 5300 block of Mackinaw Road on Sunday, Feb.

    16, 2020.

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  • Man crashes truck into tree, dies after argument with family in southwest Houston

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Houston police officers investigate a deadly crash in the 5300 block of Mackinaw Road on Sunday, Feb.

16, 2020. Houston police officers investigate a deadly crash in the 5300 block of Mackinaw Road on Sunday, Feb.

16, 2020.

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A driver died when police say he crashed his pickup into his neighbor's tree after getting into an argument with family late Sunday night at their southwest Houston home. The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. in the 5300 block of Mackinaw Road, according to Houston Police Department Sgt. David Rose.

The man, in his 30s, was in an altercation with his family when he left the house and got into his pickup, Rose said. MORE FROM JAY R. JORDAN: Texas woman drowns on vacation at Sandals resort in Turks and Caicos, family sues[1]

He started driving up and down the street, Rose said. He lost control and ran off the road, then corrected and ran off the other side of the road before slamming into the tree, Rose said. Paramedics rushed to the crash and pronounced him dead.

The man was likely driving over the street's 30 mph limit but not at "highway speeds," Rose said. The subject matter of the argument preceding the was not clear. Jay R.

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