Fleeing Dog Attack, Killed by Pickup Truck in Houston – NBC Houston

HOUSTON – A 16-year-old boy trying to escape from a chasing dog has died after being hit by a vehicle in the Alief Clodine area.

According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, Omar Ghawtah ran out into the street in his desperation to avoid being attacked by the animal, but the driver of a Chevy Silverado pickup truck didn’t see him and ran him over.

The incident was recorded minutes before midnight on Tuesday at 14100 Alief Clodine.

Now, the authorities are looking for the driver of the white Silverado pickup, since he did not stop to help Ghataw, who was left lying lifeless in the middle of the street.

If you have information about this case, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

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