Texas officials investigating officer who struck pedestrian during vehicle pursuit

Texas authorities are investigating a police chase that resulted in a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle on Saturday.

The Houston Police Department received a call from a woman who said thieves stole her black Ford truck and her purse. When police found the vehicle, the suspects drove off and a pursuit began, with another HPD vehicle eventually arriving to assist. The second vehicle went out of control and ended up on a sidewalk, striking and killing a pedestrian, according to a media briefing the HPD held on Saturday.

“They were running lights and sirens, trying to
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