HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Police Department has released more information has been released concerning yesterday’s fatal pedestrian collision on the North Freeway.
According to their press release, Anthony Rodriguez was driving on northbound North Freeway at around 5:20 a.m. As he approached the 16700 block of the North Freeway, an unidentified man appeared in the road. Rodriguez attempted to swerve to avoid the man but was unable to.
Following the collision, Rodriguez exited his vehicle to check on the injured pedestrian, but he was already dead.
Police do not believe impairment was a factor in the collision.
The Vehicular Crimes Division of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.
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