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Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 900 Federal

September 12, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 900 block of Federal Road about 1:40 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 11).

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Shaw and Officer D. Ashford reported:

A female was driving a green Chevrolet C10 pickup truck southbound in the 900 block of Federal and passed through a green light at Fleming Road when she struck the male victim.  According to the driver and witnesses at the scene, the victim was attempting to cross five lanes of traffic on foot when he was struck by the female driver.  The female driver did not show any signs of impairment at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC 9-12-11
Inc. #117905011

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