Man hit, killed by 18-wheeler while trying to cross East Freeway

March 14, 2014 6:36:45 AM PDT
A pedestrian died trying to cross the East Freeway this morning, police say.

It happened just before 2am along I-10 at Freeport.

Authorities say an 18-wheeler ran over the man who was walking across the freeway. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The big rig driver kept going and eventually returned to see if hit something after he noticed his headlight was missing.

The driver is not expected to face charges.

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