News: Pedestrian fatally struck in hit-and-run accident on FM 1960, near I-45

Posted on Monday, August 23rd, 2021 at 8:29 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Jeep on the part of FM 1960 near I-45 sometime Sunday night, according to KHOU.

Traffic on FM 1960 was backed up due to an accident that had just occurred. A Jeep driver tried to drive around the traffic and struck a pedestrian who was on the outside lanes. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Jeep did not stop after the collision.  Police are urging anyone with information concerning the accident to contact them.

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