Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 1400 West Gulf Bank

January 09, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1400 West Gulf Bank about 7 a.m. today (Jan. 9).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Hall and Officer C. Long reported:

A yellow Ford van was traveling westbound on West Gulf Bank when it struck a male pedestrian crossing the street.  The pedestrian was not at a crosswalk.  The driver was questioned and released with no charges filed.

JFC/JKS   1-9-14
Inc #003416314-N

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