Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 5300 Katy Freeway

December 12, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 5300 Katy Freeway (West Interstate Highway 10) about 7:50 p.m. last Saturday (Dec. 8).

The male victim, 31, was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead on Tuesday (Dec. 11). His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Central Patrol Division Senior Police Officer O. Rodriguez reported:

The victim was attempting to cross the freeway on foot when he was struck by a gold Nissan Pathfinder.
There are no charges in this case at this time.

The investigation is continuing.

KJS/JFC 12-12-12
Inc. #154514912-H

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