Auto Pedestrian Fatality at 100 South 78th Street

July 28, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 100 block of South 78th Street about 1:10 a.m. last Saturday (July 26).

The male victim, in his mid 20s, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Morgan and Officer A. Alaniz reported:

An HPD patrol officer driving southbound in the 100 block of South 78th Street found the victim lying in the middle of the street. He appeared to have been struck by a vehicle.

There are no known witnesses and the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the HPD Hit and Run Division at 713-247-4072.

Inc. #108370108

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