HPD investigates fatal hit-and-run crash in NW Houston

By: Ashley Tillery

HOUSTON – The Houston Police Department is searching for a driver who was involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in northwest Houston Saturday night.

The incident happened around 11 p.m. in the intersection of Clara and Tanner Road.

A 26-year-old man was walking along the edge of the street towards Gessner Road from Tanner when he was struck by a pickup truck, police said. The driver of the truck fled the scene, and the victim died.

Investigators said the pickup truck is believed to be a Ford vehicle.

Police said there are no appropriate walkways available where the accident happened.

Anyone with information regarding the case should contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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