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News: Police respond to fatal crash on North Fwy

Posted on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 at 10:39 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A box truck fatally struck a pedestrian at 2900 North Fwy service Rd on October 6, according to the police.

The truck driver was heading south on North Fwy when he spotted the victim in the middle of the street. The driver attempted to avoid colliding with the man, but the man moved into the lane of the box truck and was hit.

Paramedics were called to the scene around 7:15 p.m. They transported the victim to Ben Taub General Hospital, where he died on October 17.

Police do not believe impairment played a factor in the collision.

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