POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9200 Clearwood Drive

October 4, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 9200 Clearwood Drive about 8 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 2).

The identity of the male victim, 56, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rose and Officer K. Hines reported:

The victim, a pedestrian, was crossing the street in the intersection at Ledge Street at the above address when he was struck by a white Toyota Tacoma pickup truck traveling southbound on Clearwood.  Paramedics pronounced the victim deceased.

A witness had stated the truck was traveling at a high rate of speed with its headlights off.  However, video evidence revealed the truck was traveling at a reasonable speed with its headlights on. 

The male driver, 57, stopped and provided a statement to officers.  He did not show signs of intoxication and was questioned and released.  

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/VHS/JKS 10-4-21
Inc #132981021-J

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