Woman lying on Eastex feeder road hit, killed by pickup


HOUSTON – A woman who was lying on the feeder road to Eastex Freeway died Thursday evening when she was run over by a pickup.

The crash was reported about 7:30 p.m. at Eastex Freeway and Riner Street.

According to Houston police, the driver of the pickup did not see the woman until it was too late. The woman died at the scene.

Police said there is a possibility that the woman was actually hit by a different vehicle before she was hit by the pickup.

The pickup driver was not intoxicated, police said.

The identity of the woman was not immediately released.

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