Woman’s body found in a ditch in northeast Harris County, deputies say

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HOUSTON – Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are investigating after they found a woman’s body was discovered in a ditch on Sunday morning.

The body was found along the 300 block of West Mount Houston near I-45 North and Sweetwater Lane in northeast Harris County.

Deputies described the individual as a female between her late 20s to early 30s. They believe she was possibly hit by a passing vehicle at around 5 a.m. Sunday morning.

Harris County Sheriff’s Office Vehicular Crimes Division and the Harris County medical examiner were called to the investigation.

Surveillance video obtained by deputies showed the woman walking down the street where a vehicle struck her, killing her. A description of the vehicle, who was apparently driving 60 miles per hour, deputies say, was not available.

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