Crash Alert: Pedestrian dies after being hit while standing on curb near North Shepherd
HOUSTON, TX – A pedestrian was hit and killed by a passing vehicle while standing on a curb near North Shepherd Drive on the night of Monday, August 25, according to KHOU 11.
A white Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling north on North Shepherd Drive when the driver of the car suddenly veered off the side of the road, hitting a pedestrian who was standing on the curb at the road’s intersection with West Little York Road.
The victim was declared dead at the scene. The Tahoe had two blown-out tires and a large skid mark was found on the road. It is not known if the driver was impaired, but investigators have reported that speed contributed to the incident.
No charges have been filed.
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