Pedestrian killed in hit and run accident

The victim died at the scene of the accident near the Katy Freeway in the Heights area

June 29, 2010 2:17:46 PM PDT
Police are investigating a fatal hit and run accident involving a pedestrian in the Heights area. The man was found dead in the 300 block of Yale near the Katy Freeway feeder road. The area around the feeder road was completely shut down during the investigation.

The victim, who is believed to have lived in the area, appears to be a homeless man in his 80s.

The driver fled the scene of the wreck. There were no eyewitnesses to the accident, and nothing from the vehicle was left at the scene.