Pedestrian dies after being struck by 2 cars on North Freeway

HOUSTON – A man died after he was struck by two cars as he was walking along the North Freeway near downtown overnight.

According to the Houston Police Department, it happened at 11:40 p.m. Thursday in the northbound lanes near Quitman.

Police said they received several calls about the man walking on the left lane of the freeway.

However, about 10 minutes later, they got another call saying he had been hit. The pedestrian was struck by two different cars, police said.

The first car was a security company car, police said. Both drivers stopped and waited for police. 

No charges are expected. 

Police said the pedestrian died at the scene.


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