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Man hit and killed while crossing MLK Boulevard

HOUSTON – A man was killed Saturday when he was hit by a car on Martin Luther King Boulevard, according to police. 

Police said that around 10:05 p.m. a man driving a white Ford Taurus south on MLK hit two men crossing the street, killing a 59-year-old man. 

The second man was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital listed in critical condition.

Police said the men were not crossing the street at a crosswalk when they were hit. The driver of the Taurus was released after questioning because, police said, the men failed to yield the right-of-way. 

The identity of the man killed has not been released.