71-year-old man killed while trying to cross I-45

71-year-old man killed while trying to cross I-45

Credit: KHOU

The incident happened shortly after midnight in the freeway’s northbound mainlanes at Greens Road.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 6:35 AM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 16 at 3:46 PM

HOUSTON -- Houston police said a man was killed as he tried to cross I-45 North early Wednesday morning.

The incident happened shortly after midnight in the freeway’s northbound mainlanes at Greens Road.

Police said Leonard William Kendall, 71, was struck by an SUV and then a pickup truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both drivers stopped to talk with police, and no charges were expected in the case.

The freeway’s northbound lanes were closed for several hours.

 

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