Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 12200 East Freeway

March 11, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 12200 East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10) about 1:05 a.m. on Saturday (March 9).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer F. Flynn reported:

According to witnesses, the victim walked into the main lanes of the East Freeway where he was then struck by a black Jaguar sedan.  The driver of the Jaguar stopped and remained at the scene until police arrived.  It is believed the victim was struck by at least one other vehicle that did not remain at the scene. 

No charges have been filed at this time.  The investigation is continuing.

KJS/VHS  3-11-13
Inc. #029130213-L

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