POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8700 Beechnut Street

March 16, 2020 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred at 8700 Beechnut Street about 10:10 p.m. on Sunday (March 15).  

The identity of the female victim, a pedestrian, 63, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rose and Officer V. Garcia reported:  

The driver of a gray Toyota Camry was traveling westbound on Beechnut and struck the victim, who may have been crossing the road.  The driver did not stop to provide assistance and continued driving.  The victim died at the scene.  

Anyone with information in this case or on the identity of the wanted driver is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. 

VHS/JKS  3-16-20
Inc. #036104720-F

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.