HIGHLANDS, TX (KTRK) -- Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who witnesses say ran over a 48-year-old man with an SUV back in January and then fled the scene.
A $5,000 reward is offered in the case.
Police say George Nichols was walking in the southbound lane in the 1600 block of Thompson Road when he was hit by a blue or green small SUV.
Police say a witness saw Nichols get hit as he walked in the roadway. After the crash, the witness says the SUV fled the scene and was last seen going eastbound on I-10.
Nichols died from his injuries.
If you have any information in this case, contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637) or via our mobile app (Crime Stoppers Houston).
$5K reward offered for driver after deadly hit-and-run