(HOUSTON) — Authorities in Houston are searching for the unknown driver who they say struck and killed a pedestrian before fleeing the scene.Just before 10 p.m. Monday, Laquria Williams was crossing Aldine Mail Road. But she didn’t yield the right of way to traffic and was hit by a passing car, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.The collision knocked the 27-year-old several hundred feet down the road, according to ABC Houston station KTRK-TV.Witnesses said the driver got out of the car and appeared distraught, but then got back in the car and fled, KTRK-TV reported.Witnesses described the car as possibly a white or silver SUV with a damaged driver’s side headlight, according to the sheriff’s office.The sheriff’s office’s investigation is ongoing.

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