1 dead after auto-pedestrian accident in southwest Houston

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HOUSTON – A man is dead after an auto-pedestrian crash in southwest Houston.

The accident happened around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday on the Southwest Freeway near Bellaire Boulevard, according to police.

Authorities said the man was running across the main lanes of the freeway when he was hit by a passing Cadillac. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim’s vehicle was found disabled on the left shoulder, police said. Authorities believe he may have been attempting to prevent his vehicle from being towed.

Officers said the driver fo the Cadillac remained at the scene and will not be facing any charges.

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