Fatal Houston Traffic Accident Occurs on Scott St.

Investigation of a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident in the 6600 block of Scott Street continues by Houston police.

The accident, which occurred at about 11:05 p.m. on Thursday, New Years' Eve, involved a male pedestrian and a gray Dodge Durango, police reports say.

The Durango was reportedly traveling southbound on Scott Street when it struck a pedestrian while the man crossed the street. The pedestrian was sent flying and the Dodge failed to stop to render aid or even check the victim for injuries. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identity of the male pedestrian, 19, is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office, HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer T. Turner reported. Houston Police ask anyone with information in the pedestrian accident to contact the HPD Hit and Run Detail at 713-247-4065.

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