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HOUSTON A pedestrian died late Tuesday night after being struck by a minivan in far north Houston.

The accident occurred around 10:20 p.m. on Aldine Westfield Road at Aldine Mail Route Road.

Officers with the Houston Police Department said a minivan struck a man walking on the shoulder of the roadway.

The driver stopped and talked to police, who said they did not believe alcohol was a factor in the incident.

The stretch of Aldine Westfield where the accident occurred is dark due to the lack of street lights.

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