HOUSTON -- A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car in west Houston on Tuesday night, police said. 

According to the Houston Police Department, the incident happened around 8:45 p.m. in the 2800 block of Highway 6 at Richmond Avenue. 

Police say a woman tried to walk across the highway but stepped in front of vehicles that had a green light. A man driving southbound in a small sedan was unable to stop in time and struck the woman.

The woman died at the scene.

The driver involved spoke with police, and charges are not expected in the case.