Fatal hit and run auto-pedestrian accident in northeast Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that a woman died this morning in a hit-and-run collision in northeast Houston. The woman was walking along the shoulder of Aldine Bender near Marine when she was hit and killed by a car. The accident happened around 2:04AM. A witness was able to note the license plate of a maroon-colored 1999 model Mercury minivan that he thought may have been involved. Police officers went to the address where the vehicle is registered and found sufficient reason to seize the van and bring it in for testing. Police say that evidence gathered from the suspect van will be compared to physical evidence collected at the scene of the hit-and-run. The named of the female pedestrian who was killed has not yet been released.

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