HPD: Precinct 5 deputy that fatally hit pedestrian not running to scene

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Police say a Harris County Precinct 5 deputy hit a woman on Westheimer Road around 3 a.m.

A deadly crash has shut down Westheimer west of Kirkwood.

Police say a Harris County Precinct 5 deputy hit a woman on Westheimer Road around 3 a.m. The woman died at the scene.

The woman was an African American female in her 40s. Police say she was wearing dark clothing and the deputy didn't see her. Deputy D Thomas is a 10-veteran.

Police say the deputy was not running to a scene.

Dash cam video has been sent to HPD.

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