Man Killed in Hit-and-Run on Wallisville Road in Harris County
Man Killed in Harris County Pedestrian Accident on Wallisville Road near Normandy Street
Harris County, Texas (May 15, 2023) – A man was killed last Monday in a hit-and-run accident in east Harris County, according to the authorities.
The deadly accident happened around 11:45 p.m., May 8, on Wallisville Road near Normandy Street.
Authorities said a man was standing right along the divider line that splits the eastbound and westbound lanes of traffic when he was struck by an eastbound black pick-up truck.
The pickup truck driver fled the scene after the accident.
The victim was also struck by a deputy who was leaving a station.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.
The deputies are looking for the suspect.
An investigation into the crash is underway. Anyone with any information about the accident is asked to call the authorities at 713-221-6000.
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