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Man killed in hit-and-run accident in SW Houston

A man is dead after a hit and run accident in southwest Houston Thursday morning.

HOUSTON – A man is dead after a hit-and-run accident in southwest Houston Thursday morning.

Police said they received a call around 3 a.m. after a person spotted a man's body on the Southwest Freeway frontage road at Bellaire and Fondren.

Police said the man was crossing the road when a car hit him and then drove off.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.

Police are trying to get surveillance video from nearby businesses that can help lead them to the car.

Anyone with information in this incident is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.