Man killed by hit-and-run driver near motel in Hitchcock

Person lying on the ground after a car accident

HITCHCOCK, TX (GALVESTON COUNTY) – A man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver near a motel on Highway 6 in Hitchcock on Friday night, according to KTRK.

The crash occurred at about 10 p.m. in the 9100 block of Highway 6, near Amber Drive, near a motel where the victim lived.

A witness saw the driver of a truck crash into the victim, then flee the scene.

The victim died as a result.

Authorities are hoping to use security footage from the motel as they investigate the crash. Those with any information on the accident are asked to contact Hitchcock Police at 409-986-5559.

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