At approximately 5:02 a.m., on August 28, 2019, League City Police responded to the report of an automobile and pedestrian accident in the 2200 block of IH-45 southbound access road. The 31-year-old driver of a 2016 silver Chevrolet sedan was traveling south on IH-45 exiting the FM 646 exit. Upon exiting the access road, the vehicle he was driving struck and killed a pedestrian attempting to cross the roadway. The driver of the striking vehicle remained at the scene and attempted to provide medical services.
The victim has been positively identified; although, we are withholding his name pending next of kin notifications.
The driver of the vehicle voluntarily consented to a blood draw for investigation. At this time, we do not anticipate any criminal charges.
A follow-up release will be made identifying the pedestrian upon next of kin notification.