Skateboarder killed in Houston hit-and-run crash on Norwood St

Houston police investigate a deadly crash on Norwood Street.

A skateboarder was killed in a hit-and-run crash in southeast Houston early Friday morning, police say.

The crash occurred around 1:35 a.m. in the 200 block of Norwood Street.


Police say the man on the skateboard was attempting to cross the street when he was struck by a dark sedan, possibly gray, that then fled the scene.

Authorities say the skateboarder’s friend called 911 for help.

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There is not a detailed description of the vehicle at this time, but police say they have surveillance video from a nearby building.

Anyone with information on the wanted vehicle or driver is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or speak anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.