Traffic Incident at 13400 East Freeway
November 14, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating a hit and run fatal traffic accident
in the 13400 block of the East Freeway (Interstate I-10 East)
about 10:50 p.m. on Monday (November 13).
The victim, identified as Jessie D. Montgomery,
51, of 5620 North Main #26-B in Baytown, was struck by a vehicle
and died at the scene.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
S.R. Sorge and Officers D. Gutierrez and J.P. Walsh reported:
A witness reported seeing the victim attempt
to cross the eastbound lanes of the East Freeway when he was struck
by a black Ford F-150 truck. The driver of the truck pulled over
momentarily, then drove away eastbound on the freeway.
Investigators are asking for the driver of the
truck to contact them to provide a statement. Anyone with information
in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065.
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