Man charged in North Freeway hit-and-run that killed 11-month-old baby

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on June 26, 2014 at 6:58 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 26 at 8:04 PM

HOUSTON -- Police have filed charges in a hit-and-run wreck that killed an 11-month-old girl.

It happened on June 13 in the 9000 block of the North Freeway near Bluebell Road.

A silver Ford Escape and a black Chevrolet pickup truck were stopped on the southbound North Freeway service road when 30-year-old Daniel Romero, the driver of a green Chevrolet Tahoe, failed to control his speed and struck both vehicles. Romero fled the scene, police said.

The baby, River Ramsey, was taken to Houston Northwest Hospital where she later died.

Further investigation identified Romero as the suspect in this case and he was arrested on Monday without incident.

 

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