HOUSTON -

A portion of the Northwest Freeway is back open after an pedestrian was killed.

A driver notified police after seeing a body in the main lanes of Highway 290 early Sunday morning.

Houston Police responded to Highway 290 Eastbound at Tidwell in Northwest Houston.

Officers say around 2:30 a.m. a man in his 20's or 30's attempted to walk across the freeway and he was struck by a vehicle.

The victim was dragged for several feet and died at the scene.

The driver who hit the unidentified man did not stop.

Police say there is not a vehicle description.

If you know anything about the crime call CrimeStoppers 713-222-TIPS.