Pedestrian dies after being hit by bus on I-45 Gulf Freeway southbound near Edgebrook

HOUSTON – A pedestrian has died after being struck by a bus in southeast Houston Monday, the METRO Police Department said.

It happened around 6:28 a.m. on the Gulf Freeway southbound right before Edgebrook.

A driver operating a First Class Tours bus was providing contract services for METRO Park & Ride when they fatally struck a pedestrian, according to METRO PD.

The left shoulder, left lane and center lane were closed while police investigated the incident. The lanes reopened around 9 a.m.