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Semi-truck strikes, kills pedestrian on North Freeway

Posted on Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at 6:53 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A pedestrian lost their life Tuesday evening after being struck by a semi-truck on the North Freeway, reports the Houston Police Department.

Police were dispatched to 4100 North Freeway after receiving reports of the incident at 11:45 p.m. The pedestrian was attempting to cross the freeway when they were struck by the semi-truck which was heading south. They were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Following the collision, the driver of the semi-truck stayed at the scene. Police do not believe impairment was a factor in the crash.

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