HOUSTON – A man on a bicycle died Friday after he was hit by a tractor trailer in the 2700 block of Fountainview, Houston police said.
The driver of a tractor trailer truck was driving westbound in the 5700 block of Westheimer at about 6 a.m. and turned into the northbound lanes of Fountainview. The victim, who was riding a bicycle on the sidewalk westbound on Westheimer, failed to yield the right of way and was struck by the tractor trailer, police said
The victim, 27, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
The investigation is continuing.