Traffic Incident at 17000 Gulf Freeway
April 8, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 17000 Gulf Freeway
on Wednesday (April 6) about 5:15 a.m.
The identity of the male victim is pending verification
by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Traffic Division Sergeant D. R. Hurd and
Officer M. W. Gartman reported:
A motorist was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe
southbound in the 17000 block of the Gulf Freeway struck a pedestrian
who was walking on the freeway in a moving lane of traffic. The
victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.