Woman killed by hit-and-run driver

Police are looking for a driver who hit and killed a woman while she was walking in a northeast Houston neighborhood.

July 28, 2011 3:04:17 PM PDT
A woman is dead after she was run over by a driver last night. Police are now searching for that driver and car. It happened at around 9:30pm on Homestead at West Knoll in northeast Houston. Witnesses say the vehicle that struck the woman fled the scene.

Police say the woman is known to live nearby and witnesses say she was mentally challenged. The victim has been identified as 32-year-old Heather Eversole.

Authorities described the hit-and-run vehicle as a blue Dodge Magnum with chrome wheels.

Police say the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Division at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.