Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12700 Beechnut

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 12700 Beechnut about 6:50 a.m. today (Monday, Oct. 2).

The female victim, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Officer E. Rubio reported:

The victim had just exited a METRO bus. She then attempted to cross Beechnut at the above address while oncoming cars had a green light.  While crossing, she was struck by a red Mercury Marquis, the driver of which remained at the scene.

There are no charges in this incident, as the investigation is continuing.


KJS/JFC 10-2-17

Inc. #124746317-A