January 22, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident in the 6400 block of the Southwest Freeway (South U. S. Highway 59) service road about 3 a.m. today (January 22).
The male victim, a pedestrian, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Rossman and Officer A. Hart reported:
A witness called police to report a body in the roadway on the southbound service road of the above address. HFD paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. Further investigation determined the victim had injuries consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle.
At this time, there are no known witnesses nor suspects.
Anyone with information in this incident is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.