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Driver on Westheimer Rd hits, kills bicyclist

Posted on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 at 8:11 pm    

HOUSTON, TX –A bicyclist was struck and killed by a Nissan on Westheimer Rd Wednesday, reports KTRK.

The accident occurred on the 6200 block of Westheimer Rd. At around 12:45 a.m., the victim was attempting to cross the street on his bicycle when he was struck by a Nissan Maxima heading east.

After the collision, the driver stopped and tried to help the bicyclist, but they were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Police have not filed charges and do not believe impairment played a role in the accident. They have not yet released the name of the victim.

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