HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A 29-year-old man was struck and killed as he walked on the frontage road of Highway 249 early Wednesday morning, according to sheriff’s deputies.

The incident happened just north of Beltway 8 in northwest Harris County at about 12:15 a.m.

According to deputies, the man was walking on a dark stretch of road when a woman driving a Nissan pickup truck hit him. The man died at the scene.

The woman stopped and talked to deputies.

Investigators believe the dark roadway contributed to the incident.