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HOUSTON A man is dead after he was hit by a car Friday night in southeast Houston, police said.

According to the Houston Police Department, the man crossed in the middle of the Telephone Road near Hereford around 9 p.m., and the driver didn t see him. The man was not in a crosswalk and the driver stopped.

The road was shut down for hours as police cleared the scene, police said. The driver will not be charged.

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