Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 100 North Sam Houston Parkway

January 31, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 100 North Sam Houston Parkway West service road about 6:50 p.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 30).

A pedestrian, Daniel Estrada, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. Gonzales and Officers C. Tosso and M. Pritchard reported:

The victim was standing in the lanes of traffic attempting to flag motorists down when he was struck by an unknown suspect.  The suspect's vehicule then continued west on the North Sam Houston Parkway service road.  At this time, there is no description of the suspect or his vehicle.

The investigation is continuing.

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

JKS/JFC  1-31-13
Inc. #12430913-Q

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