HOUSTON – A man was fatally struck on the Eastex Freeway, causing the northbound lanes to be shut down Thursday, Harris County sheriff’s deputies said.
The crash happened around 5:23 a.m. in the 6000 block of Aldine Bender.
According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the man was walking and possibly stepped into the lanes when he was struck. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Gonzalez said.
The lanes are still shut down as authorities work to investigate the crash.