Woman crossing southwest Houston road hit, killed

Police investigate a fatal crash on Beechnut Street in southwest Houston on March 20, 2017. (Cesar Martinez/KPRC)

HOUSTON – A woman crossing a southwest Houston street Monday was hit and killed, according to police.

The incident was reported about 6 a.m. near the intersection of Beechnut Street and Leawood Boulevard.

According to Houston police, the woman was crossing the road outside of a crosswalk when she was hit by a truck.

Police said the woman is believed to have been trying to catch a bus.

The driver of the truck will not be charged, police said.

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