Man run over by several vehicles, killed on I-45 following crash

By Lea Wilson - Digital News Editor

HOUSTON - A two-vehicle crash led to the death of a man on I-45 north at West Road.

The crash was reported just before 3 a.m. 

Police said two men got into a crash and when the men got out of their vehicles to check for damage, one of the men was hit and thrown onto the mainlanes.

He was run over by several vehicles, including a Harris County Deputy in a patrol vehicle, police said.

Traffic was diverted off I-45 at Westmount Houston.

The freeway was reopened just before 8 a.m. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

 

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