HOUSTON -

 A man is dead after trying to cross a freeway in west Harris County.

Deputies said the victim was walking across Grand Parkway at South Peek Road around 11:00 p.m. Tuesday when an SUV struck him.

The driver of the SUV could not stop in time, because he says the man just darted out in front of him.

The driver pulled over and called 911. He is not expected to face any charges.

Investigators said the driver was not intoxicated.