Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8100 East Freeway

May 11, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 8100 East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10) service road about 9:40 p.m. on Sunday (May 10).  

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Roberts and Officer L. Galvan reported:  

The victim was found on the service road near the above address.  HPD homicide investigators initially responded to the scene, due to the victim appearing to have suffered a gunshot wound.  Further investigation by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences determined the victim appeared to have been struck and killed by a vehicle of unknown make or model.    

At this time, there are no known witnesses nor suspects.  

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/KJS  5-11-15
Inc. #059741215-Z

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