POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4665 North Freeway

April 17, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash that occurred at 4665 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) at about 2 a.m. on Sunday (April 16).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant A. Thomas and Officer N. Nicotra reported:

The driver of a grey Hyundai Sonata was traveling southbound on the North Freeway when the victim ran out onto the freeway.  The Sonata struck the victim and the impact caused the vehicle to stall in the main lanes of the freeway.  The Sonata was then struck from behind by a black Hyundai.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  The passengers in both vehicles were transported to area hospitals for minor injuries.  The driver of the Sonata was not impaired and was questioned and released.

JKS/JFC 4-17-17
Inc. #047353117-K

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