HCSO: Suspected drunk driver struck, killed pedestrian in NW Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Deputies say a suspected drunk driver struck and killed a man walking on the side of Veterans Memorial Drive Tuesday night.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, a witness told them the suspect driver in a Hummer was weaving from lane to lane when he hit the pedestrian, knocking him into a ditch.

This happened at 10 p.m. near Antoine Drive in northwest Harris County. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died, deputies said.

The driver didn't stop, but the witness followed him and called 911, deputies said.

Deputies arrested the driver, and said he will face charges of intoxication manslaughter.

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