Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 10600 Stancliff

January 3, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident in the 10600 block of Stancliff about 1:35 a.m. on Sunday (Jan. 1). 

The male victim, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. 

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Thomas and Officer K. Hines reported: 

According to witnesses, the victim was walking eastbound on Stancliff when he was struck by a black Cadillac Escalade, also traveling eastbound on Stancliff.  The Escalade then made a U-turn, stopped near the victim for a brief moment, and then continued westbound on Stancliff.   

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. 

VHS/JFC  1-3-12

Inc. #000106812-O

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