A pedestrian died early Monday after being hit by a car on the North Freeway in north Houston, police said.

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HOUSTON – A pedestrian died early Monday after being hit by a car on the North Freeway in north Houston, police said.

According to the Houston Police Department, it happened around 1 a.m. on the freeway near Cavalcade when a male was struck and killed by a male driver.

Police said the driver did not stop initially, but then went to a neighborhood nearby and called for help.

The driver and car were brought back to the scene. Police said he did not appear to be intoxicated.

Charges will be determined by the Harris County District Attorney's Office.

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