HCSO: Intoxicated driver hits, kills pedestrian in NW Harris County

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- A man was struck and killed by an intoxicated driver early Sunday, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to a hit-and-run in the 15000 block West Road and Easton Commons Drive.

"The driver initially left the scene for about 20 minutes. He did return to the scene after about 20 minutes and did state that he was the driver and said that he was intoxicated," HCSO Deputy Deshawna Cheek-McNeal said.

It is unknown if the pedestrian had the right-of-way, deputies said.

Deputies said the driver is under investigation for failure to stop and render aid and driving while intoxicated.


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