DICKINSON An 18-year-old man who dashed across Interstate 45 was struck and killed Tuesday night, police said. Two northbound lanes of I-45 near the on-ramp from FM 517 in Dickinson were closed after the auto-pedestrian accident.
The accident happened at about 6 p.m.
A 41-year-old man was driving a 2012 Nissan truck and entering the freeway. He checked for traffic and was merging into the traffic when a man wearing dark clothing ran into his path, Sgt. James Johnson said. The driver, who is from Pearland, had his 12-year-old son in the truck with him at the time of the accident, Johnson said.
Police said the man killed in the accident was Matthew Moore of Dickinson.
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