Detectives seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

April 15, 2011 12:56:22 PM PDT
Houston police need help identifying a driver who fatally struck a pedestrian in southwest Houston Friday morning and didn't stop to help.

The man's body was found lying in a parking lot of a sports store in the 9000 block of the Southwest Freeway just before 9am Friday, according to a Houston Police Department statement. Detectives believe he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.

The victim, whose name has yet to be released, is in his mid 30s to mid 40s.

Authorities say so far they have no witnesses to the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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