POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9700 Southwest Freeway

December 1, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 9700 Southwest Freeway (South US Highway 59) about 12:35 a.m. today.

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Rossman and Senior Police Officer J. Gaona reported:

The victim, a pedestrian, was struck on the freeway entrance ramp at the above address.  A witness stated a black, four-door Nissan pickup truck struck the victim and then fled the scene.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065.

JFC/JKS 12-1-15
Inc #153679515-C

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