Update on Incident at 3510 Chenevert
October 27, 2006 -- Charges
have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal traffic
accident in the 7000 block of the Eastex Freeway (Highway 59 North)
near Crosstimbers about 9:50 p.m. on Wednesday (Oct. 25).
The suspect, identified as Robert Allen Hawk
(w/m, DOB 9-8-59), has been charged with failure to stop and render
aid in the 338th State District Court. The identity of the female
victim is being withheld pending verification by the Harris County
Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
D.S. Runyan and Officer J.
The suspect was driving a pickup truck south
on the main lanes of the Eastex Freeway when his vehicle rear-ended
a small car traveling in the same direction. The female victim
was in the back seat of the car and was pronounced dead at the
scene. Two other persons in the car suffered unknown injuries
and were transported to Ben Taub General Hospital.
The suspect left the scene, but was found and
arrested a short time later by an HPD officer several miles from
Update JFC/GO 10-27-06
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