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Houston Police Department

Fatal Traffic Accident at 6100 Aldine Bender

March 7, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 6100 block of Aldine Bender about 2:05 a.m. on Saturday (March 5).

The female victim, a pedestrian, in her late 20s to early 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Usher and Officer D. Phan reported:

According to witnesses, the victim was walking westbound in the 6100 block of Aldine Bender when she was struck by an unknown dark-colored vehicle.

The vehicle is described only as a dark-colored Mercury van.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065.

VHS/JFC  3-7-11
Inc. #027897011

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