Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 6700 Scott Street

August 20, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 6700 block of Scott Street about 9 p.m. last Friday (Aug. 17).

The identity of the female victim, 48, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer K. Hines reported:

A blue Dodge Ram pickup truck was traveling southbound at the intersection of Scott and Yellowstone with a green light when the female victim stepped into the roadway, in front of the pickup. She was struck and transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the Dodge remained at the scene and was questioned and released. It was determined alcohol was not a factor in the accident.

JKS/JFC 8-20-12
Inc. #104739712-Z

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