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Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 4400 West Sam Houston Parkway

October 3, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic accident in the 4400 block of the West Sam Houston Parkway about 2:30 a.m. on Saturday (Oct. 1).

The male victim, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institiute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Thomas and Officer T. Tran reported:

According to witnesses, the victim was standing in a moving lane of traffic on the West Sam Houston Parkway when he was struck by a gray Chevrolet Suburban. The victim was then struck a second time by another vehicle of unknown make or model. Neither driver of the two vehicles stopped to help the victim, who died at the scene.

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

VHS/JFC 10-3-11
Inc. #127137711

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