Fatal wreck snarls westbound US 290

By Robert Stanton | December 31, 2012 | Updated: December 31, 2012 10:40am

A motorist died in a collision early Monday morning on U.S. 290 near Jones Road, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff's officials at the scene tell the Chronicle that the driver of a red Corvette lost control about 4:15 a.m. Monday while westbound on U.S. 290, hit the wall and landed in a traffic lane. The driver got out, went to the left shoulder of the road, but returned to the wrecked car. At that point, authorities say, a pickup slammed into the Corvette.

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