A man is dead after he was hit and killed while pushing his disabled car along the Gulf Freeway early Sunday morning.

The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday along I-45 near Clear Lake City Boulevard.

Investigators said the man and his wife were pushing their car along a southbound shoulder when he was hit by the SUV.

Police said the driver of the SUV stopped and dialed 911.

The wife was not hurt.

No charges have been filed.