Man killed in hit-and-run in northwest Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on February 10, 2013 at 12:26 PM

HOUSTON -- A man is dead after being hit by a pickup truck in northwest Houston early Sunday morning.

Officials said the incident happened around 4:30 a.m. at the corner of Fairbanks N. Houston Road and W. Little York Road.

Authorities said a Hispanic male was walking along the street on Fairbanks N. Houston Road when he crossed the street. A pickup was driving north when the man was hit.

The driver did not stop.

A witness got the truck’s license plate information and gave it to police.

Officials were able to track down the driver at work and took him back to the scene. The driver said he did not see the man in the street.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

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