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Houston Police Department

Fatal Traffic Accident at 12700 East Freeway

September 7, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 12700 East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10) about 7:05 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 5).

The female pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.  Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Calley and Senior Police Officer E. Simpson reported:

The victim was in the westbound lanes of the East Freeway when she was struck by an unknown vehicle which then fled the scene. 

Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the HPD Vehicular Crimes Division at 713-247-4072.


KJS/JFC  9-7-10
Inc. #126691210

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