Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 9500 Kempwood

The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of an elderly man struck by an SUV while walking across a busy road in northwest Houston last night.

The male victim, 83, was crossing the street at 9500 Kempwood at about 7:15 p.m., according to HPD.

“The victim was crossing Kempwood northbound, without using a crosswalk, when he was struck by a Ford Explorer traveling westbound,” HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Kung and Officer S. Coke reported. “The driver of the SUV remained at the scene.”

The victim was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

No charges have been filed in the incident, HPD reported.