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Houston police: Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Southwest Freeway

Houston Chronicle logo Houston Chronicle 1/23/2021 Anna Bauman
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A pedestrian was killed early Saturday in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 69 in Houston's Upper Kirby area, police said.

Police responded shortly after 1 a.m. to the southbound lanes of the Southwest Freeway near Kirby Drive, where they found a man struck several times by a vehicle, said Sgt. P. Pham of the Houston Police Department. The man, who has not been identified, died.

The driver fled and no witnesses remained at the crash, Pham said. No suspect description was available. Police ask anyone with information to contact the department's Vehicular Crimes Division.

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