Woman dead after fleeing vehicle strikes her on 610 West Loop, police say

HOUSTON – A woman is dead after she was hit by a driver on 610 West Loop and South Post Oak Friday morning.

Authorities with Houston Police Department Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene, which occurred at 3:10 a.m.

Police say the woman was apparently inspecting her vehicle on the right shoulder on the southbound side of 610 West Loop when a passing vehicle struck her. The driver did not stop to render aid.

Police also said a passenger was also inside the vehicle when the incident occurred, and it was unclear whether the vehicle had emergency lights on.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officers.

Police say evidence at the scene indicated either a Toyota Camry or Corolla may be involved.

Anyone with additional information on the identity of the driver or the vehicle involved are urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run unit at 713-247-4072 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.

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