HOUSTON -- The East Freeway s inbound lanes were brought to a stop mid-Monday morning following an auto-pedestrian incident, police said.

It happened near Waco Street shortly after 10:20 a.m.

Houston police said a 20-year-old man ran across the freeway and was struck by a big rig. The young man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His identity was not released.

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