Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10000 Westpark Drive

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 10000 Westpark Drive about 9 a.m. today (June 1).The identity of the deceased female victim, 11, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Ross and Officer M. Lares reported:The victim was walking in a crosswalk northbound on South Gessner Road when she was struck by a silver Toyota Sequoia traveling westbound on Westpark Drive.  The vehicle crossed the intersection on a green light.  It is believed the child fell and was then struck by the vehicle.  Paramedics transported the victim to an area hospital where she was pronounced deceased.  In the preliminary investigation, it is undetermined if the child entered the crosswalk with the right of way.  The male driver was questioned and released with no charges filed at this time. The investigation is continuing.JFC/VHS   6-1-23Inc #077519923-G