Bicyclist dies after being struck by taxi in NW Harris County

A bicyclist is dead after he was hit by an oncoming taxi cab driver.

April 7, 2014 6:05:26 AM PDT
A bicyclist is dead after being struck by a taxi driver in northwest Harris County last night.

It happened along West Mount Houston road and Big John Street just before 10pm.

Harris County sheriff's deputies say the man on the bicycle failed to yield to oncoming traffic as he crossed the road. One car swerved and missed him, but the taxi driver could not stop in time.

Police say the bicyclist was in his late 50s and may have been drunk. He died at the scene.

No charges are expected to be filed.

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