Police: man runs over, kills drunk pedestrian

Published On: Jan 19 2013 08:30:13 AM CST

A driver accidentally ran over and killed a pedestrian at an apartment complex in southwest Houston.

Friday around 10:00 p.m., a car pulled into an apartment complex entrance at 10750 Westbrae Boulevard.  As the driver turned in, police said he ran over a man lying in the middle of the entrance to the parking lot.

According to reports, the pedestrian was highly intoxicated at the time of the accident, and may have just lain down at the entrance, out of view of the street.

Houston firefighters had to pull the man out from under the car. 

Police said the driver of the car was not intoxicated at the time of the accident, and no charges are expected to be filed.