1 dead after twin brothers struck by hit-and-run driver

One man is dead and another is injured after a hit-and-run crash in southwest Houston.

HOUSTON – A man was killed and his twin brother was injured after a hit-and-run crash Monday in southwest Houston.

According to authorities, the crash happened around 10:15 p.m. on Highway 90 near Dunlap Street. 

Surveillance cameras from a nearby business caught the moment the brothers were struck by the vehicle.

The video shows 34-year-old Gerard Duhon and his twin brother, Jerald Duhon, walking out of a convenience store just after 10 p.m. and walking to the side of the highway. 

Both men made it to the far left lane before a driver in a maroon Toyota Corolla traveling northbound struck both the men.

Gerard Duhon was pronounced dead at the scene. Jerald Duhon was rushed to a hospital where he was listed in stable condition, police said.

The woman drove about a mile away to a Shell gas station, where she contacted her family, authorities said.

Officers said the woman’s family brought her back to the scene, where she was given a field sobriety test. 

According to authorities, the driver did not show signs of intoxication. She was questioned and released, police said.

Police are now warning people to never cross any highway at any time, instead, people should use a designated intersection.

No charges have been filed at this time, according to police.


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