Richard King Killed in Houston, TX, Hit-and-run Accident
Houston, TX -- February 26, 2017, Richard King was fatally injured as the result of an accident where a vehicle hit him and fled the scene.
According to authorities from the Houston Police Department, the accident happened in the evening hours of Sunday at the intersection of County Road 59 and County Road 48.
Their preliminary investigations indicate that 23-year-old King was on foot at the time walking across the intersection south of Houston. As he did so, an unidentified driver struck him, knocking him onto the roadway. The driver then fled the scene, leaving King behind.
EMS eventually arrived on the scene, but King did not survive the accident. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities have not identified any suspects at this time. They say that their investigations are ongoing.
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