Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 4400 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) about 5:10 a.m. today (April 29).
The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Ross and Officer R. Bymaster reported:
A vehicle believed to be traveling northbound at the above address struck the victim, a pedestrian, who was either walking on the shoulder or attempting to cross the freeway. The driver failed to stop and render aid. Houston Fire Department paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
The make and model of the wanted vehicle has not been determined.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.