Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 4600 South Loop West

August 26, 2013 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 4600 block of the South Loop West (South Interstate Highway 610 West) service road about 8:35 a.m. on Sunday (August 25).

The identity of the female victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Officer D. Perrotte reported:

The victim, a pedestrian, attempted to cross the freeway service road when she was struck by a white Chrysler PT Cruiser in a moving lane of traffic. The female pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Chrysler stopped and was questioned. No charges are expected to be filed as a result of this accident.

JKS/JFC 8-26-13
Inc. #106845113-U

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