Woman's body found in ditch in N. Harris Co., deputies say

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A body believed to be that of a woman was found in a ditch near the North Freeway in North Harris County, according to deputies.

Deputies were called to the 300 block of West Mount Houston at about 9:57 a.m. Sunday.

The woman was walking down the street when a vehicle driving by possibly struck her, according to Lt. Paul Bruce.

The sheriff's office said the body is believed to be that of a Hispanic woman in her late 20s or early 30s.

Authorities said they have requested surveillance video from nearby businesses to help in the investigation.

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