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Incident Update
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DATE: March 13, 2017 9:08:54 AM CDT

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7700 Southwest Freeway

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 7700 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) about 1 a.m. on Sunday (March 12).  

The  identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant A. Thomas and Officer J. Hill reported:  

The victim attempted to cross the mainlanes of the Southwest Freeway and was struck by a white Toyota 4Runner.  A wrecker driver in a white Dodge Ram 3500 pickup truck traveling on the northbound lanes witnessed the accident, exited the freeway and re-entered on the southbound lanes.  As the wrecker driver approached the accident scene, he unintentionally struck the victim.  The drivers of both vehicles remained at the scene, were questioned and released.  

The investigation is continuing.  

VHS/JKS  3-13-17

Inc. #031420017-H

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