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Harris County Sheriff's Office
Monday October 7th, 2019 :: 11:01 a.m. CDT


Investigators need Public's Help in Locating Truck That Fled Accident.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office Vehicular Crimes unit need the public's help in locating a vehicle and its driver that are involved in a fatality crash on Saturday October 5, 2019 in the 7800 block of US Hwy 90.

The victim, Larry Schatz (pictured) was driving his vehicle a 2006 Ford Explorer in the outside lane of US Hwy 90.

The suspect vehicle described as a 2007 to 2013 Chevrolet pick-up was beind the victim in the same lane. The suspect vehicle failed to drive in a single lane and left the roadway on the inside edge. The suspect vehicle came back onto the roadway and when it did, the suspect vehicle struck the back of the victim's vehicle.

The victim lost control of his vehicle and left the roadway on the outside edge and went down an embankment.

At the bottom of the embankment is a wood line and the victim's vehicle entered the wooded area where the front of the victim's truck struck a tree.

Mr.Schatz died of his injuries a short time later.

The suspects Chevrolet pick-up has damage to the left front quarter panel.

The attached photograph of the Chevrolet Silverado is not the suspect vehicle but shows where the damage on the suspect vehicle is located.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers or the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-274-7400

Harris County Sheriff's Office
1200 Baker St
Houston, TX 77002

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 713-221-6000

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