POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10600 Galveston Road

October 22, 2020 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 10600 Galveston Road about 4:10 a.m. today (Oct. 22).

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Griffiths and Officer V. Nguyen reported:

The victim, a pedestrian, was walking northbound in a moving lane of traffic at the above address when he was struck by a maroon GMC Sierra.  The male driver, 56, immediately stopped, called police and attempted to administer CPR to the victim.  Houston Fire Department paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

The driver did not show signs of intoxication and consented to a blood draw.  He was subsequently released. 

The investigation is continuing.   

JFC/JKS 10-22-20
Inc. #140178020-K

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