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Teen running from dog fatally struck by hit-and-run driver

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HARRIS COUNTY, TX–
A 16-year-old boy who was said to have been running from a dog, was chased onto a roadway where he was struck by a pickup truck.
The incident occurred around 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday in the 14100 blk of Alief Clodine.
Officials say Omar Ghawtah ran into the roadway where he was struck by an older model 2007-2014 white Chevy Silverado pickup.
The driver of the truck then fled eastbound on Alief Clodine Road, leaving Ghawtah to die.
When authorities arrived at the scene, the teen was pronounced dead.
Authorities are still searching for the driver who struck the teen.