Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 10750 Westbrae Parkway

January 22, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 10750 Westbrae Parkway about 9:55 p.m. last Friday (Jan. 18).

The identity of the deceased man, 49, of Houston, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer K. Heaverlo reported:

The victim, a pedestrian, appeared to be highly intoxicated and was lying down in the roadway at the entrance to the Fairfield Apartments at the above address.  A gray Nissan Altima attempted to turn into the apartment complex and struck the pedestrian, who died at the scene.  The male driver of the Altima was questioned and released.  He exhibited no signs of intoxication.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/VHS   1-22-13
Inc #007250913-I

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