Pedestrian Killed in Crash Involving Houston Police Officer on Highway 288 in Houstonjoelagordon
Pedestrian Dies in Highway 288 Crash involving HPD Officer in Houston
Houston, Texas (February 5, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash involving a Houston police officer Thursday morning in Houston, according to HPD.
The fatal crash occurred about shortly before midnight Jan 31, on Highway 288 near Southmore.
Authorities said the body of a man was at the scene and the officer involved in the crash had minor injuries.
According to a report, the officer was traveling southbound on Highway 288 on her was way to an assignment at Ben Taub Hospital when the male pedestrian ran across the highway, and she struck him.
The man was then struck by another vehicle and died at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle that hit the man did not stop at the scene.
A section of Highway 288 was shut down for several hours as officers investigated the crash.
An investigation into the fatal crash is underway.
We extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
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