Fatal Hit-And-Run Traffic Accident at 11300 Beechnut

June 9, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident in the 11300 block of Beechnut about 1:50 a.m. on Sunday (June 8).

The male victim, 49, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Officer L. Morrison reported:

The victim attempted to cross the street in the 11300 block of Beechnut but was struck by a black Ford Mustang traveling on the eastbound lanes, near Leawood. The Mustang dragged the victim a short distance before fleeing east on Beechnut.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the HPD Hit-and-Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Inc #084289908

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