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Harris County deputies searching for driver in fatal hit-and-run

Harris County deputies searching for driver in fatal hit-and-run

Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office

Deputies said it appeared the pedestrian, 21-year-old Augustin Jaimes Sierra, was crossing the road when he was hit.

by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on October 24, 2013 at 11:58 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 11:59 AM

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas –- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a driver who left the scene before deputies arrived, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident happened around 3 a.m. Thursday on Barker Cypress at Canyon Cypress just north of Highway 290.

Deputies said it appeared the pedestrian,  21-year-old Augustin Jaimes Sierra, was crossing the road when he was hit.

A possible witness told deputies they saw a pickup truck leaving the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Division (TED) at 713-274-7400.

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