Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 2500 Gessner

February 4, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 2500 block of Gessner about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 2).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant B. Rogers and Officer O. Sulaiman reported:

A maroon Chevrolet Malibu was traveling northbound on Gessner when the victim stepped into the roadway and was struck by the vehicle. The victim was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the Malibu stayed at the scene and it is not believed that alcohol was a factor in this accident.

JKS/VHS 2-4-13
Inc. #013747213-X

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