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Crime Blog: Investigators seek tips in fatal hit-and-run on Sam Houston Parkway

Crime Blog: Investigators seek tips in fatal hit-and-run on Sam Houston Parkway

Richard Ybanez

by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on March 22, 2012 at 5:17 PM

HOUSTON – Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are searching for the suspect responsible for a fatal hit-and-run on Sam Houston Parkway.

It happened on March 14, 2012, around 8:45 p.m., near Woodforest.

Investigators said Richard Ybanez was trying to cross the road from east to west when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and help, instead fleeing southbound on the service road toward I-10, investigators said.

Ybanez was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he later died.

The suspect’s vehicle was described as a red, four-door sedan. It likely sustained damage to the front left side.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

Tips can also be submitted online at crime-stoppers.org or via text message – just text "TIP610" plus your info to 274637.

A $5,000 reward is available for information leading to an arrest in this case.

All tipsters will remain anonymous.

 

 

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