Man killed trying to cross busy street in SW Houston

April 10, 2010 4:28:08 AM PDT
A man was killed while trying to cross a busy southwest Houston street last night. Police say the man was trying to walk across South Main in a badly lit area when a car hit him. The driver was coming across the Hillcroft overpass and didn't see the pedestrian in time to stop. The driver swerved, but still hit the pedestrian, who was thrown into the windshield.

The driver stayed on the scene and was not ticketed. The highway was shut down for several hours.


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