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Man arrested after fatal hit-and-run on Brittmoore Rd in NW Houston

HOUSTON, TX — A 57-year-old man has been charged following a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian early Wednesday in northwest Houston, reports Click2Houston.

Houston Police responded to the scene in the 2100 block of Brittmoore Road at about 3:40 a.m.

Authorities said the victim, a 27-year-old man, may have been crossing the roadway when he was struck by a red Nissan Frontier driven by the suspect, who fled the scene without stopping to render aid.

Area officers later spotted the suspect in his vehicle, which had sustained heavy front-end damage and was parked in the 5500 block of Brittmoore Road. After questioning, he was arrested and charged with “failure to stop and render aid – causing death.”

No other information has been made available at this time.

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