Good Samaritan witnesses man being fatally struck by vehicle in NE Harris County, sheriff says

An investigation is underway after a man was fatally struck by a vehicle in northeast Harris County Tuesday, Sheriff Ed Gonzales said.

HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after a man was fatally struck by a vehicle in northeast Harris County Tuesday, Sheriff Ed Gonzales said.

The crash happened around 4:30 a.m. at 10798 N. Sam Houston Parkway between Wilson Road and John Ralston.

According to Gonzalez, a man, who has been identified as Adrian Turner, was traveling eastbound on the service road in a 2017 Volkswagen Jetta. Turner possibly struck a guardrail, causing him to stop in one of the main lanes and turn on his emergency lights. A driver struck the stalled vehicle and a second driver then struck Turner, who was standing outside his vehicle at the time, Gonzalez said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gonzalez said a Good Samaritan did initially notice Turner outside the stalled vehicle and stopped to assist. The man witnessed the victim’s fatal crash.

“I’m told he recently lost someone close to him, who was struck while outside a vehicle, so he stopped this time to assist,” Gonzalez said.

Deputies said both drivers involved in the crash stayed at the scene and did not show signs of impairment.


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