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Montgomery County, TX – The Montgomery County Police Reporter reported two people were killed and two people were injured in a single car accident. According to the investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety, a 2013 Hyundai Sonata was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and hit a guard rail.

Killed in the accident were Vicente Latajea Lytle (23 years old) of Anderson, TX and Darius Huff (20 years old) of Montgomery, TX.

Injured in the accident were Marcel Taylor (20 years old) and a 17 year old female passenger from College Station, TX.

The accident occurred at 8:13 p.m. on February 24, 2021 on N. Mount Mariah Road in Montgomery County, TX. 

The investigation regarding the accident is ongoing. Further investigation by authorities is needed to confirm the cause of the accident.

Speeding and Car Accidents

Driving a car at an excessive speed can be dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding was a factor in about one-third of all motor vehicle accident deaths. Speeding can result in:

  • a longer distance to stop a vehicle in time
  • greater chance of losing control
  • likelihood of greater property damage
  • likelihood of greater injuries including death
  • increased fuel costs posts these articles to keep the Greater Houston community informed about traffic accidents and other news. These blog posts are not intended to give legal advice. However, if you or a loved one has been involved in a similar accident and need help from an experienced personal injury lawyer, contact the Montgomery County, TX Personal Injury Lawyers at Hernandez Sunosky, LLP.  Our lawyers can help you find answers and obtain monetary compensation for any lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering.