Pedestrian killed by car at 1400 Gessner

Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1400 Gessner about 9:50 p.m. on Wednesday.
The identity of the deceased male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
“The driver of a green Chevrolet Malibu was traveling southbound on Gessner when it struck a male pedestrian, in a crosswalk, walking west across Gessner,” HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Rossman and Officer P. Pham reported. “Paramedics were called and transported the male to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Malibu was questioned and did not show any signs of intoxication. The driver had a green light and the pedestrian failed to yield the right of way.”

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