HOUSTON – A man is dead after police said he tried to cross the southbound lanes of FM 1960 and was struck by a pickup truck late Monday.
The incident happened around 10:15 p.m. near FM 1960 and Highway 249, according to the Houston Police Department.
Police said the pedestrian, a male in his 20s, tried to cross a poorly lit area of the freeway.
A man driving a small pickup hit the pedestrian and then pulled over to call for help.
HPD closed a few lanes of the highway while they investigated the accident.