Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 13200 Aldine Westfield Road

August 22, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 13200 block of Aldine Westfield Road about 10:50 p.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 21).

The male victim, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer M. Pritchard reported:

According to witnesses, the driver of a blue Kia Sedona was traveling southbound on Aldine Westfield and fatally struck the victim, who was walking southbound along Aldine Westfield.

Further investigation and witness statements determined the victim was intoxicated. The driver remained at the scene and was questioned and released.

No charges have been filed at this time.

VHS/JFC 8-22-12
Inc. #106554212-W

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