Dramatic car crash in Northwest Houston ends with one dead – Chron

A wild car crash in northwest Harris Couny resulted in the death of a female passenger and a Hollywood-style car crash,
What first looked like a scene out of a James Bond car chase didn't ended tragically for the passenger of a speeding black BMW, who was killed in the single-vehicle crash early Thursday morning. The driver, who was reportedly intoxicated and unaware of what happened, suffered only minor injuries.
The crash occurred around 3 a.m. Thursday morning at the 5400 block of Killough Drive near West Montgomery Road in northwest Harris County.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office said the black BMW was speeding westbound on Killough when it climbed over a culvert, launched into the air, cleared a 50-foot bayou—and somehow kept driving. 
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"Quite the crash scene," Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in a statement. "It appears the adult male driver with a female passenger was traveling at a high rate of speed when he propelled over the bayou, struck some tail beds at a company yard, and then came to a stop in front of a residence," he said. "It appears the driver was intoxicated."
The car finally came to a halt when the driver reportedly lost control and flipped over in the front yard of the Houston home, the sheriff explained. The female passenger was killed in the accident. The driver miraculously survived, then broke into the home, onfusing the two adults inside, the sheriff's office said. One of the adults called 911, and when the deputies arrived they found the driver passed out on a bed in the family's home.
Investigators from the HCSO Vehicular Crimes Division said the driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The passenger, described as a young woman in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene, HCSO said. The man is expected to be charged with intoxication manslaughter.
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