Houston police are investigating the fatal crash that occurred at 1100 Edgebrook about 3:40 a.m. today (June 14).
The identity of the deceased male, 29, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Griffiths and Officer J. Glenn reported:
Witnesses stated the victim and another male were arguing while standing in the moving lanes of traffic in the 1100 block of Edgebrook. When the driver of a black GMC, possibly SUV or pickup truck, traveling eastbound on Edgebrook struck both males from behind. The driver fled the scene without stopping or attempting to render aid. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The second male was transported to Southeast Memorial Hermann Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit-and-Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.