HPD: Driver speeds away after killing pedestrian in southwest Houston

HPD: Driver speeds away after killing pedestrian in southwest Houston

Credit: KHOU

The incident happened sometime before 2 a.m. as the pedestrian crossed Richmond Avenue at Dunvale Road. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on February 11, 2014 at 7:25 AM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 11 at 11:42 AM

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HOUSTON -– Police said a pedestrian died early Tuesday after he or she was struck by a hit-and-run driver in southwest Houston.

The incident happened sometime before 2 a.m. as the pedestrian crossed Richmond Avenue at Dunvale Road. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

A witness told police the suspect’s vehicle was an older model dark SUV, but a more detailed description was not available.

HPD hopes that nearby businesses may have surveillance video of the suspect’s vehicle.

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