Fatal Traffic Accident at 10000 Highway 225

June 5, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 10000 block of Highway 225 about 11:15 a.m. today (June 5).

The victim, Christopher Michael Green, 34, a pedestrian, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Casares and Officer D. Harwell reported:

Green was attempting to walk across Highway 225 near Allen Genoa when he was struck by a brown Chevrolet pickup truck going east.  The driver stated he did not see Green attempting to cross the lanes.

Patrol officers had contact with Green on two incidents prior to his death.  The first was when Green was involved in a traffic accident at 998 Clinton about 8 a.m.  The second was when HPD officers later approached Green after receiving reports he was seen walking on the Ship Channel Bridge.  Officers spoke with Green after he left the highway and chose to walk along neighborhood streets. 

No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation is continuing.

Inc. #081702509

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