HARRIS COUNTY, Texas- A pedestrian was fatally hit by a vehicle in northwest Houston on Tuesday evening, authorities say.
According to the Harris County Sheriffs Office, the incident happened around 6:40 p.m. on West Road near Beltway 8.
HCSO says the victim was a woman, and she died en route to the hospital. The driver who hit her stayed on scene.
Update: 9100 West Rd now open. Driver did remain at the scene and was cooperative. Prayers up for the deceased victim. Concerned about the number of Auto-Pedestrian fatality crashes in recent days.— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) November 8, 2017