POLICE Department

Fatal Crash at 9800 Northwest Freeway

October 1, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 9800 Northwest Freeway (U. S. Highway 290) about 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday (September 30).  

The female victim, 37, a pedestrian, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant A. Vanderbull and Officer C. Washington reported:  

The driver of a red Mazda MX3 was traveling westbound on the Northwest Freeway when the vehicle struck a female pedestrian (victim) walking on the freeway mainlanes.  

The driver of the Mazda, who remained at the scene, showed no signs of impairment and was released.  

VHS/JFC 10-1-15
Inc. #126626015-X

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