Police search for driver in hit-and-run that killed pedestrian in northwest Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A person was killed in a hit-and-run in the Willowbrook area in northwest Houston Friday night.

Houston police responded to FM 1960 near 249 after a pedestrian was walking across the highway and was fatally struck by a driver around 8:30 p.m.

Police say the pedestrian was wearing dark clothing in a dark area, crossing the road where there wasn't a crosswalk.

Police are looking for witnesses and surveillance videos to find the driver responsible.

Anyone with information on the suspect is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting an online tip or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.
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