Woman fatally struck by METRO bus while running across Gulf Freeway, police say

HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after a woman was fatally struck by a METRO bus on the Gulf Freeway Thursday, police said.

According to METRO police, a bus that was not in service was going back to the station when the driver noticed a woman running across the Gulf Freeway at Edgebrook Drive. The driver couldn’t stop and hit the woman, investigators said.

Officers said the accident cleared at around 3:06 a.m.

Police have not released the woman’s identity.

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