|Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 11400 Katy Freeway (West Interstate Highway 10) service road about 6:30 a.m. today (February 8).
The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rodriguez and Officer A. Hart reported:
A white Dodge Journey was traveling westbound on the Katy Freeway service road when the victim, a pedestrian, entered the roadway – not in a crosswalk – and was struck by the vehicle. Houston Fire Department paramedics transported him to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The driver of the Journey, who remained at the scene, was determined not to be intoxicated.
No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.