Pedestrian struck, killed crossing road in Humble

Date of Occurance: 12/14/2014 9:00:00 AM
Type of Case: Fatality Crash
Case #: HC140184168
Location: 2200 FM 1960
Complainant: Luis E. Murillo
Suspect/Defendant: N/A
Notification of Next of Kin: Yes
Person Notified: Brother, Oscar Murillo
Date and Time: 12/13/2014 11:45:00 PM
Approved for Release: R. Musil
Title: Accident Investigator
Details: At approximately 11:45 P.M. on Dec. 13, Luis Murillo attempted to cross the 2200 block of FM 1960 from a bar parking lot. He failed to yield the right of way to vehicular travel as he walked across the roadway from the south side to the north side. Juan Zapeta was driving a Toyota Tundra at the same time and was driving in the number two, westbound, lane of FM 1960. There were vehicles in all four westbound lanes of travel and Mr. Zapeta was unable to avoid striking Mr. Murillo with the front left of his pickup truck. Mr. Murillo was knocked to the ground and slid to rest. Several people stopped to aid Mr. Murillo and CPR was administered until EMS arrived. Mr. Murillo died on the scene from the injuries he sustained during this crash. This case remains under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Division.

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