Traffic Incident at 6200 South Loop East
March 1, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 6200 South Loop
East about 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday (Feb. 28).
The identity of the victim is pending verification
by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
J. Ogden and Officers J. Tippy and R. Breiding reported:
The driver of a motor vehicle traveling west
on the South Loop East struck a pedestrian who ran into the main
lanes of traffic. The unidentified pedestrian, who was pronounced
dead at the scene, failed to yield the right-of-way to a motor
vehicle. At this time, alcohol does not appear to be a factor
in the accident. No charges have been filed at this time.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.