Harris County On Course To Set Another Pedestrian Death Record

Data analysts expect over 230 pedestrian deaths for 2022, should Houstonians continue running each other over. One hundred sixty-three pedestrian deaths set the record for last year. A pedestrian is struck every 37 hours in Harris County.

A driver struck and killed a man last Wednesday while attempting to cross Westheimer Road, according to CHRON.

Police claim the man was not using a crosswalk, although one was nearby. The driver waited for police and was released without being charged.

On Tuesday, the driver of a Chevrolet dually pickup struck and killed a 30-year-old woman. The driver fled the scene but returned shortly after. Police released the driver after questioning.

Later that evening, a 22-year-old man crossing Harwin Drive at Boone Road was killed by the driver of a Chevrolet SUV. The driver attempted to overtake another vehicle at high speed and struck the man. The driver fled the scene.


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