Traffic Incident at 300 North Loop
November 24, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident
at 300 North Loop about 1:40 a.m. today (Nov.24).
The identity of the deceased victim is pending
verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
G.T. Hall and Officer L. Ferguson reported:
The victim, a pedestrian, was struck and killed
as he walked eastbound on the North Loop. An unidentified motorist
fled the scene after striking and killing the victim. The suspected
hit-and-run vehicle was recovered abandoned on Airline near the
North Loop a short time later.
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the HPD Mobility Incident Management Division's, Hit-and-Run
Section at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.