HOUSTON, TX – According to KHOU, a passenger died when a driver crashed into a power pole on S Gessner Rd near Beechnut St Sunday.
A red Nissan Altima driver slammed into the power pole around 4:45 a.m. The collision ejected a 17-year-old from the vehicle. Rescue crews pronounced the 17-year-old dead at the scene of the accident.
Following the incident, the driver fled the scene on foot.
Authorities urge anyone with information concerning the wreck to contact them.