News: Man fatally struck by pickup truck while crossing Airline Dr.

Posted on Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 at 8:30 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A man was struck and killed when he attempted to cross a busy roadway in north Houston on Monday evening.

According to a report by HPD, the crash occurred at about 5:50 p.m. along Airline Drive near Tidwell Rd.

Investigators say the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck attempted to avoid hitting the pedestrian as he ran into the roadway but was unable to do so in time.

The unidentified victim was rushed to Ben Taub General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the pickup was questioned by police and released.

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