Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 6100 Westheimer Road about 6:45 a.m. today (March 1).
The identity of the male victim, 82, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Senior Police Officer R. Saenz reported:
The victim, a pedestrian, attempted to cross the street from the esplanade – not in the crosswalk – when he was struck by a black Hyundai Santa Fe traveling westbound at the above address.
Paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. The female driver, 54, did not show signs of impairment and was questioned and released.
The investigation is continuing.