Fatal hit-and-run at 1900 Sheldon Road

Date of Occurance: 10/16/2015 6:50:00 AM
Type of Case: Death Due to Traffic
Case #: HC150161259
Location: 1900 Sheldon Road
Complainant: Jose Ortega
Suspect/Defendant: Unknown
Notification of Next of Kin: yes
Person Notified: Martin Ortega
Date and Time: 10/16/2015 5:30:00 AM
Approved for Release: Deputy B. Troyer
Title: Accident Investigator
Details: Jose Ortega, 77, was walking Southbound along the fog line of the 1900 block of Sheldon Road. Ortega was pushing a bicycle. An unknown vehicle traveling Southbound in the 1900 block struck Ortega. Ortega fell down half in the roadway and half in the shoulder. Ortega was found with no signs of life. The striking vehicle fled the scene making no attempt to stop or render any aid. This crash is being investigated by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Section.

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