Investigation into Fatal Crash at 100 East 15th Street

Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 100 East 15th Street about 9:25 p.m. on Thursday (May 18).

The identity of the female victim, 91, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Kopulos and Officer A. Holmes reported:

The victim was walking eastbound on East 15th Street when she was struck by a white Toyota SUV, possibly a 4Runner or Sequoia, with unknown license plates.  The driver left the scene without stopping to offer medical assistance.  The victim was transported by HFD paramedics to Memorial Hermann Hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.

Anyone with information on the wanted vehicle and driver is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.



VHS/JFC  5-19-17

Inc. #062476517-C

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