Pedestrian Killed at 4100 Gulf Freeway

March 07, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic accident in the 4100 block of the Gulf Freeway (Interstate 45 South) northbound service road about 5 a.m. today.

The victim, whose identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant G.T. Hall and Officer A.N. Taylor reported:

The victim was walking a bicycle in the northbound lanes of the Gulf Freeway service road when an unknown vehicle, also northbound on the service road, changed lanes to the right and struck the victim. The vehicle did not stop.

The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the HPD Hit and Run Division at 713-247-4055

Inc. #033670308

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.