Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 8600 Braeburn Valley

March 17, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 8600 Braeburn Valley about 7:05 a.m. on Friday (March 13).

The female victim, 16, was transported to a local hospital where, on Saturday March 14, she was pronounced dead.  Her identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant G. Hall and Officer D. Rodriguez reported:

The victim was crossing Braeburn Valley eastbound in the middle of the block when she was struck by a blue Ford Econoline van.  The victim was not using a crosswalk and the driver of the van remained at the scene.

Currently, there are no charges in this incident.  The investigation is continuing.

KJS/VHS  3-17-15
Inc. #031431515-Q

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