Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 8400 Hammerly

April 19, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 8400 block of Hammerly about 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday (April 17).

The male victim, 84, of Houston, was transported to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Ogden and Officer T. Dougherty reported:

A green Chevrolet Malibu was traveling northbound on Pech road when the driver made a left onto Hammerly. The victim was attempting to cross Hammerly, in the crosswalk, when he was struck by the driver of the Malibu. The driver remained on the scene and provided a statement to officers.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC 4-19-12
Inc. #048450212-E

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