Hit-and-run driver in teen's death sought

Harris County deputies believe teen may have been struck by more than 1 vehicle

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HOUSTON - Deputies are continuing to search for the driver of a car that hit and killed a teenager Monday night.

Nicole Ruekwe, 14, was crossing Barker Cypress Road near the intersection of River Sage when deputies said she was hit by a motorist who did not stop and render help.

Ruekwe was crossing in an area that is without artificial lighting and is very dark, deputies said. This incident happened during a heavy rain storm.

According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, it appears that Ruekwe may have been hit by several other vehicles, none of which stopped.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS.

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