Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4400 Texas Spur 5

April 28, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 4400 Texas Spur 5 about 3:05 p.m. on Monday (April 27).

The male victim, 61, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. Dukes and Officer N. Luu reported:

The victim was found deceased in a shallow ditch near the above address. A silver Dodge vehicle emblem and other vehicle debris believed to be from a black Dodge Ram pickup truck was recovered near the victim's body.

At this time, there are no known witnesses.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JFC 4-28-15
Inc. #053176115-Y

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