Elderly man dies trying to cross highway

March 4, 2009 10:14:56 AM PST
An elderly man was struck and killed by a hit and run driver in northwest Harris County. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Witnesses say the man, who was in his early 80s, was trying to cross Highway 249 near Veterans Memorial this morning, when he was hit. Sheriff's deputies say a second vehicle also hit the man.

Investigators believe the first vehicle has front end damage, and possible damage to the hood and windshield.

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