Hit-and-run kills pedestrian off Hwy 290 at Dacoma in north Houston

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Investigation underway after fatal hit and run in north Houston
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The exit ramp of Highway 290 at Dacoma Street in north Houston remains closed after police say a driver hit and killed a pedestrian around 4 a.m. Wednesday morning. That driver also fled the scene and his whereabouts remain unknown.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An investigation is underway after police say someone was killed in hit-and-run Wednesday morning.

It happened near the exit ramp of Dacoma Street and the NW Freeway around 4 a.m.

The outbound ramp of Highway 290 at Dacoma was closed while investigators worked to find out what exactly happened.

The suspected driver fled the scene and his location remains unknown. There was no word on the identity of the victim.