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Pedestrian Fatality may have involved DUI

indexA pedestrian has been killed while crossing the street early Sunday morning by a driver allegedly driving under the influence.

According to Houston police investigators, the accident happened at approximately 2:40 a.m. when the pedestrian had been walking in the southbound lanes of Hillcroft near Windswept when they were struck and killed by the driver of a white Acura RSX. The victim, a Hispanic man, died at the scene. His name has not been released by authorities pending notification of his family. 

The driver of the Acura attempted to flee the scene of the fatal accident and then crashed into the rear of another vehicle at 4908 Hillcroft. The second accident was located near Westpark, about three blocks south of where the pedestrian was hit.

Police say that the driver of the Acura driver was detained at the second scene and held on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

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