HPD: Pedestrian struck by SUV on Kirby Drive dies

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on February 14, 2014 at 1:53 PM

HOUSTON – A pedestrian struck by a Ford Expedition Monday on Kirby Drive has died from his injuries, Houston police said.   

The accident happened at about 5 p.m. Monday as the driver of a beige Ford Expedition was leaving a private driveway in the 7600 block of Kirby Drive.  

The 68-year-old victim was crossing Kirby, not at a designated crosswalk, and failed to yield the right-of-way, police said. He was struck by the Expedition.  

The man was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead on Thursday.

His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

 

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