HOUSTON -

Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident from early New Year’s Day in west Houston.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 6200 block of Westheimer.

Police said a minivan was driving on Westheimer when a 43-year-old victim attempted to cross the street and was hit.

Officials said the victim did not use the crosswalk and died at the scene.

The driver of the minivan stayed at the scene and was questioned by police.

Police do not believe alcohol played a role in the crash.

Names of those involved were not immediately released.