Woman hit, killed by vehicle while crossing southern Houston street

HOUSTON – A woman was hit and killed by a vehicle Friday while crossing a street in southern Houston.

The crash was reported about 5:40 a.m. near the intersection of Cullen Boulevard and Orem Drive.

Sean Teare, of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, said the woman was crossing in a place where pedestrians are allowed to cross.

Teare said investigators don’t believe drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash, but they’re still trying to determine who is at fault and if charges will be filed.

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