Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Accident at 11000 North Freeway

January 7, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 11000 block of the North Freeway (Interstate Highway 45 North) about 10: 05 p.m. on Tuesday (Jan. 6).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Officer S. Johnson reported:

The driver of a gray Honda Odyssey was traveling northbound on the North Freeway while the victim was walking westbound across the freeway. As the driver turned to avoid him, the victim was struck by the driver’s side mirror. A bottle of alcohol was found in the victim’s possession.

No charges are pending at this time and the investigation is continuing.

Inc. #003031309

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