HOUSTON -- A pedestrian was struck and killed on the Gulf Freeway early Tuesday, according to the Houston Police Department.

As of 6 a.m. only one southbound lane was getting by at Telephone Rd not far from Wayside.

Police say a person was hit by a vehicle at about 5 a.m. No further information was immediately provided.

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Freeway cameras from Houston TranStar showed several emergency vehicles and bystanders stopped at the scene.

The scene was cleared out of the way, and the freeway fully reopened before 9 a.m.