HOUSTON – The Gulf Freeway is back open heading south after it was closed for an investigation into a fatal auto-pedestrian accident overnight.

This happened around 12:30 a.m. early Tuesday near Scott Street.

Houston Police say a woman, who was having emotional issues and threatening to commit suicide, jumped out of the car she was in and walked in front of an oncoming 18-wheeler.

The driver of the 18-wheeler did not see her in time and struck her, police said. She died at the scene.

No charges are expected in the incident.