Man crossing North Fwy service road fatally struck by hit-and-run driver

Person lying on the ground after a car accident

HOUSTON, TX – A pedestrian attempting to cross the road was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver on the North Freeway on Friday, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash happened in the 14100 block of the North Freeway, when victim David Richardson was attempting to walk across the service road.

He was struck by the driver of a blue 2009-2014 Nissan Maxima who then fled the scene without stopping to render aid.

Richardson died as a result.

Authorities are searching for the driver and vehicle, and those with any information on the crash are asked to call 713-274-7400.

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