Fatal Traffic Accident at 9200 North Freeway

February 25, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 9200 block of the North Freeway (Interstate Highway 45 North) near West Road about 11 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 23).

The identity of the victim, a pedestrian, is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Officers J. Lin and A. DeLeon reported:

A brown Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling north on the North Freeway when it struck a male pedestrian attempting to cross the mainlanes of the freeway. The pedestrian died at the scene.

The investigation is continuing. No charges are pending against the driver at this time.

JFC/VHS 2-25-08
Inc #027362908

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