Raw: Pizza delivery man fatally strikes bicyclist near FM 2100

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on November 1, 2011 at 8:21 AM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 1 at 8:50 AM

HUFFMAN, Texas – A bicyclist was struck and killed by a pizza delivery man on a dark stretch of road in Huffman on Halloween night, according to Harris County Sheriff’s deputies.

Deputies said 58-year-old Russell Brandon was riding his motorized bicycle westbound in the 27000 block of Huffman-Cleveland near FM 2100 around 8 p.m. when he was hit by a red Ford Mustang.

The Mustang was being driven by a young man delivering pizzas for Big B Pizzeria, according to deputies.  The delivery driver said he did not see Brandon until it was too late.

Brandon died at the scene.

There are no street lights along that stretch of road.

Deputies said the driver will not face any charges.

Deputies said both Brandon and the pizza delivery man were well-known in the area.

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