HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Police found a body along a northeast Harris County road this morning. They believe the deceased man may have been the victim of a hit and run.
A trash collection crew discovered the body around 9am between railroad tracks and the road along the Beaumont Highway near Mesa Road. Police say the victim - a Hispanic male - had injuries consistent with an auto-pedestrian accident. He had trauma to his torso and lower leg.
Homicide investigators are now trying to confirm if this was a hit and run wreck and, if so, what type of vehicle hit him.
We're following this developing story and will post any new information as we get it.
Body found in NE Harris Co. may be hit-and-run victim