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Houston Police Department

Investigation into Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Accident at 8000 Homestead Road

July 27, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident in the 8000 block of Homestead Road about 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday (July 27).

The female victim, 32, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Shaw and Officer M. Hardt reported:

The victim was walking across Homestead Road when, according to witnesses, she was struck by a blue Dodge Magnum with large chrome wheels.  Witnesses stated that the driver of the Dodge attempted to stop prior to hitting the female but after impact fled the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

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

JKS/KJS  7-28-11
Inc. #097545511 

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