Traffic Incident at 3500 Gulf Freeway
October 29, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident
in the 3500 block of the Gulf Freeway about 1:10 a.m. today (Oct.
The name of the deceased male pedestrian, believed
to be 20 to 30 years old, has not been released pending verification
by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
S.R. Sorge and Officers A.
Alaniz and C.D. Jack reported:
A witness reported the pedestrian was standing
in a moving lane of traffic on the northbound lanes of the Gulf
Freeway when he was struck by a vehicle, possibly a Ford F-150.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of
the vehicle that struck him fled the scene, failing to stop and
Anyone with information in this incident is urged
to contact the HPD Mobility Incident Management Division at 713-247-4072
or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a