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Pickup truck strikes, kills pedestrian on Sam Houston Pkwy

Posted on Monday, July 12th, 2021 at 7:45 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A pickup truck collided with and killed a pedestrian Monday on the Sam Houston Pkwy, reports KTRK.

The woman, an unidentified 28-year-old, was crossing the street on the 9000 block of the Sam Houston Pkwy when she was hit by a GMC pickup truck around 4:45 a.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

After striking the pedestrian, the driver of the pickup then went into another lane and hit a big rig truck.

According to the police, the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with them. They were then released. The big rig driver failed to stop after being struck by the pickup.

Officials have not yet disclosed the identity of the deceased woman.

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