Joshua Motto Dies in Houston, TX, Single-Vehicle Accident
Houston, TX -- January 1, 2017, Joshua Motto was killed due to an accident where his vehicle ran off the highway and struck a pillar.
Harris County officials report that the accident occurred around 6:15 a.m. on the Rankin Road exit ramp of I-45.
According to Sheriff's Deputies, Motto was traveling down I-45 and attempted to take the exit ramp. For reasons that aren't clear, the vehicle lost control and skid across the roadway. It went off-road where it crashed head-on into a concrete support pillar by the ramp.
Motto was critically injured in the accident, and he died at the scene of the crash. No other people were in the vehicle at the time.
Authorities have yet to indicate any particular factors involved in the crash. Their investigations are ongoing.
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