Contractor fatally struck by 18-wheeler while crossing NE Harris County highway, HCSO says

Deputies with HCSO are at the scene after a man was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler while he was crossing the freeway. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – A litter contractor who was crossing a highway in Crosby Thursday afternoon was killed after being struck by an 18-wheeler, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

It happened around noon at U.S. 90 eastbound at FM 2100.

Deputies said the worker was pronounced dead at the scene, and the big rig driver remained behind to speak to investigators.

All northbound lanes at FM 2100 are shut down as crews process the area. Drivers are urged to seek an alternate route.

This is a developing story. Check back for more details.

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