POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9600 Beechnut Street

May 17, 2022 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 9600 Beechnut Street about 9:40 p.m. last Friday (May 13).

The identity of the deceased male, 36, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P Pham and Officer T Smith reported:

The male, a pedestrian, attempted to cross the roadway - not in a crosswalk - at the above address when he was struck by a gray Chevrolet Tahoe traveling eastbound.  Houston Fire Department paramedics transported the man to an area hospital where doctors pronounced him deceased on Saturday (May 14).

The male driver and a passenger in the Chevrolet were not injured.  The driver was questioned, determined not to be impaired and released.

The investigation is continuing.

SOA/JFC   5-17-22
Inc. #063809622-A



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