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Pedestrian hit, killed while crossing poorly lit section of Westheimer Rd

Posted on Sunday, September 13th, 2020 at 3:10 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle early this morning while he attempted to cross a section of Westheimer Road that authorities described as dimly lit.

According to the Houston Chronicle, the accident happened in west Houston, in the 12800 block of Westheimer, near the Forest Park Westheimer Funeral Home and Cemetery, at about 2:45 a.m. when the victim tried to cross the road.

This area of the roadway is not particularly well lit, according to the report, and authorities believe that the driver did not see the victim prior to the crash.

The victim, who has not been identified at this time, died as a result of his injuries.

The driver stopped after the crash to render aid to the victim and cooperated with the investigation. They are not suspected of having been intoxicated at the time of the crash.

This is part of a series of articles presented by attorneytom.com to help keep our Houston neighbors informed about car accidents and traffic incidents across our city. It is not presented as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a similar incident, we may be able to help you secure financial compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. Contact us today to speak with one of our Houston pedestrian accident attorneys.

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