The incident occurred shortly before 7:30 a.m. on the northbound lanes of SH-288 near West Bellfort.
Police said a black man in his 60s was hit by a car, and the driver fled.
8900 South Freeway (going north) @ Bellfort, Deadly pedestrian crossing on a side street. Expect delays. #houtraffic
– Houston Police (@houstonpolice) January 4, 2022
Officials said a witness stopped and attempted CPR on the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said the victim was wearing jogging pants and a jacket when he was beaten. Debris from the vehicle that hit him was found at the scene.
Investigators did not immediately release a description of the suspect vehicle.
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https://abc13.com/pedestrian-killed-highway-288-hit-and-run-driver-fled/11423993/ Houston police are searching for motorists on Interstate 288 and South 610 Loop after pedestrian was killed