Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash


HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Harris County deputies are investigating a fatal crash near the intersection of I-45 and Rankin Road Sunday, officials said.

Authorities said that around 2:30 a.m., a dark-colored SUV was seen swerving in the main lanes.

Witnesses said the driver pulled in front of the motorcyclist and hit the brakes, causing the motorcyclist to hit the back of the SUV.

The driver initially stopped and got out, but then he got back into the SUV and fled the scene, police said.

The male motorcyclist later died at the hospital, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.