Woman, 37, dead after pedestrian accident in NW Houston

Photo Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office

HOUSTON, TX – A pedestrian died Tuesday night after being hit by a car on State Highway 249 in northwest Houston, according to the night-shift Twitter account of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident happened in the 14400 block of SH 249, near Old Fairbanks North Houston Road, around 10:15 p.m. when a 37-year-old woman, who has not been publicly identified, was hit by a white vehicle.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where she later died of her injuries.

The driver stopped after the collision to render aid and was not reported as injured in the accident.

At this time, law enforcement officials do not suspect that alcohol played a role in the collision.

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