Driver sought after pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash, Houston police say

Driver sought after pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash, Houston police say (KPRC 2)

HOUSTON – Houston police are searching for a diver who fatally struck a pedestrian on Antoine Street in northwest Houston before fleeing the crash scene.

The crash occurred at approximately 10:20 p.m. Saturday in the 6300 block of Antoine Drive.

Investigators said the pedestrian was walking in or near the roadway when a driver in an older model Chevrolet pickup truck fatally struck her. The unidentified driver fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The woman was declared deceased at the scene, police said.

The case remains under investigation by the Houston Police Department. The investigation is in its preliminary stages.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is urged to contact the Houston Police Department at (713) 247-4072 or Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).


About the Author:

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.