Motorist on trip from Florida hits, kills man on East Freeway

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by Andrew Horansky / KHOU 11 News

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Posted on January 10, 2014 at 5:46 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 10 at 9:46 AM

HOUSTON -- The East Freeway inbound was shut down after a driver struck a pedestrian, killing him.

According to Houston TranStar, the incident happened near John Ralston Road shortly after 2:30 a.m. Friday.

The freeway reopened at 4:45 a.m.

Houston police said the woman who struck the pedestrian stopped her damaged SUV and called 911. She's from Florida and was just passing through town on a trip.

No charges are expected in the case.

Further details about the incident were not immediately available.

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