19-year-old woman killed by hit-and-run driver on Chimney Rock Road

HPD is now looking for the driver

HOUSTON – Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who left a 19-year-old woman dead Sunday in southwest Houston

Houston police said the woman was hit while crossing Chimney Rock Road near Gulfton Street around 6:30 a.m. Police said she was not walking on a crosswalk.

The driver fled the scene.

The woman was taken to Ben Taub Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police found the white Nissan Sentra responsible for the accident abandoned at an apartment complex at 6700 Dashwood St.

Investigators questioned the owner of the car and are still looking for the driver.

Anyone with information in this hit-and-run case is asked to call Houston police at 713 - 247 - 4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713 - 222 - TIPS.