Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run collision in Houston’s Gulfgate area

Posted on Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 at 12:40 pm    

HOUSTON, TX — A man died Monday evening after being struck by a pickup truck while crossing a road in southeast Houston’s Gulfgate/Pine Valley area, reports Houston Police Department.

HPD’s Vehicular Crimes Division said the fatal incident occurred in the 4300 block of Telephone Road at around 6:40 p.m.

A preliminary investigation indicates the man was walking across the road when he was hit by a gray Dodge Dakota pickup truck going southbound.

Medics rushed the victim to Memorial Herman – Texas Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries.

As of this writing, authorities still have not located the suspect driver, but an investigation was underway.

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