Traffic Incident at 3400 Market

June 17, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic accident in the 3400 block of Market about 1:45 a.m. today (June 17).

The male victim was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Officer A. Alaniz reported:

Witnesses reported the victim was standing in the street, arguing with other males, when a white four-door vehicle struck the victim. The vehicle fled the scene east on Market towards Bringhurst.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information in this case is asked to contact the HPD Mobility Incident Management Division at 713-247-4072.

GO 6-17-07
Inc #089211707

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