Man charged in fatal accident in SW Houston

By John Brannen - Web Editor
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HOUSTON - A man is being in a fatal hit-and-run accident in southwest Houston.

Christian Villaycana has been charged with failure to stop and render aid in an accident involving death.

The accident happened on the 8700 block of Bellaire Boulevard around 5:55 a.m. on Feb. 15.

Authorities say a man was crossing Bellaire Boulevard while not on a crosswalk when he was fatally struck by an unknown vehicle that left the scene.

Police say that the vehicle was likely a Honda Accord with a white front bumper. based off debris at the scene.

A Crime Stoppers tip identified the 20-year-old as the suspect, according to officials.

Villaycana was already in the custody of the Harris County Jail on an unrelated charge and confessed to his role in the accident, authorities say.

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