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Cyclist killed in crash near Aldine

Authorities investigate a hit-and-run crash that killed a cyclist near Aldine, Texas, on Aug. 24, 2018.
Authorities investigate a hit-and-run crash that killed a cyclist near Aldine, Texas, on Aug. 24, 2018. (KPRC)

ALDINE, Texas – A cyclist was killed Friday in a crash near Aldine.

The crash was reported about 5:40 a.m. on State Road 249 near Ella Boulevard.

Harris County deputies said the cyclist was biking in the eastbound lanes of the highway when he was hit by a vehicle.

The identity of the victim was not immediately released.

Drivers should expect heavy traffic in the area while an investigation is being conducted.

Editor's note: Officials originally said that the crash was a hit-and-run, but later changed that statement.


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