February 13, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 13726 Duessen Parkway about 8:05 p.m. on Thursday (Feb. 12).
The identity of the female victim, 49, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant A. Vanderbull and Officer H. Nguyen reported:
The driver of a white Buick Park Avenue was traveling northbound on Duessen Parkway and saw the victim walking alongside the roadway. The victim was walking southbound on Duessen Parkway, on the northbound shoulder of the road. After the driver noted the pedestrian on the roadway, she moved to the center lane to avoid the pedestrian. As the driver approached the victim, the victim ran out into the roadway, in front of the driver. The driver was unable to stop and struck the victim. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver stopped, was examined at the scene and showed no signs of intoxication.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.