20-year-old killed in auto-pedestrian incident on East Freeway

20-year-old killed in auto-pedestrian incident on East Freeway

Credit: Houston TranStar

It happened near Waco Street shortly after 10:20 a.m.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 10:51 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 21 at 2:01 PM

HOUSTON -- The East Freeway’s inbound lanes were brought to a stop mid-Monday morning following an auto-pedestrian incident, police said.

It happened near Waco Street shortly after 10:20 a.m.

Houston police said a 20-year-old man ran across the freeway and was struck by a big rig. The young man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His identity was not released.

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