Man killed dodging traffic on freeway

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HOUSTON - A man was hit and killed while he was walking on the freeway, according to the Houston Police Department.

They say the man was dodging traffic on the North Loop near Lockwood in Northeast Houston around 10 p.m. on Friday.

Several cars and a semi-trailer were able to avoid the man. However, the driver of one SUV could not avoid him and hit him.  He died on impact.

The driver stopped and waited for police to arrive. No charges are expected to be filed.

Investigators are waiting on a toxicology report.  The victim's name was not immediately released.

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