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News: Woman struck, killed after checking flat tire in SW Houston

Posted on Friday, September 24th, 2021 at 8:29 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A woman was fatally struck by a vehicle while stopping to check on a flat tire in southwest Houston this morning.

According to a report by KHOU, the 27-year-old woman pulled over along I-610, near South Post Oak Road at about 3 a.m.

Police say the woman got out of her vehicle to check the tire and was hit by an oncoming car.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. The driver in the second vehicle immediately fled the scene.

Investigators believe the suspect vehicle was a Toyota sedan. No arrests have been made as of this writing.

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