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HPD: Driver runs over intoxicated man passed out near SW Houston apartment entrance

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Police say a man passed out at the entrance to this apartment complex and was fatally struck by a car

Police say a man passed out at the entrance to this apartment complex and was fatally struck by a car

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A man was killed after he was run over by a car in southwest Houston, and police say the victim may have been intoxicated.

According to investigators, it appears the victim passed out at the entrance to the Fairfield Trails Apartments on Westbrae Parkway near South Gessner.

A driver was pulling into the complex around 10pm Friday and ran over the man. Police say the driver didn't see him.

The victim did not live at the apartment complex. He has not been identified, but police say he was about 50 years old.

The driver is not expected to face any charges for the accident.
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