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HOUSTON A motorcycle rider was killed Tuesday morning after being hit by an SUV in west Houston, according to Houston police.

Police said a blue Yamaha motorcycle and a blue Chevy Suburban were both traveling southbound in the 400 block of West Sam Houston Parkway at Boheme around 5:40 a.m.

The motorcyclist was attempting to make a left turn when the SUV driver skidded and crashed into him, police said.

Rain-slick roads may have contributed to the crash. No charges were expected to be filed.

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