HOUSTON A man who was trying to cross Highway 290 after his car broke down died after being struck by two vehicles late Saturday, according to Harris County Sheriff s deputies.

Deputies said the man s BMW broke down in the 22600 block of Highway 290 inboound at Matzke around 11:15 p.m.

He stepped into the emergency lane, then walked up about 100 yards before trying to cross to the outbound side.

A woman driving a 2004 Nissan Murano struck theman first, then he was hit by a second vehicle.

Deputies said there were no lights in that part of the freeway. No charges were expected to be filed.

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