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News: Woman struck, killed on East Freeway service road

Posted on Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 at 7:11 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A woman was fatally struck by a pickup truck when she ran into a busy freeway service road in east Houston last Saturday.

According to a report by HPD, the incident occurred at about 11 a.m. along the I-10 service road near the intersection with Maxey Road.

Investigators say the victim, a 56-year-old woman, jogged into the roadway to retrieve tools that had fallen from her vehicle when she was hit by a white Ford F-150.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup was questioned and released. No charges are expected to be filed at this time.

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