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News: Pedestrian fatally struck by hit-and-run driver on TX-288

Posted on Tuesday, January 4th, 2022 at 7:32 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A man was killed early this morning when he was struck by a vehicle while walking along a busy freeway in south Houston.

According to a report by KHOU, the man was walking along the TX-288 access road near Bellfort Avenue when he was hit.

Firefighters arrived to find a bystander performing CPR on the man. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

The driver involved did not stop to assist the man or contact police. No identifying information on that individual is available at this time.

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