Pedestrian struck, killed on SW Fwy

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A pedestrian has died after being struck in southwest Houston (KTRK)

A man was struck and killed while trying to cross the Southwest Freeway during morning commute.

It happened before 6:30am on the outbound lanes at Buffalo Speedway.

Houston police say the man was crossing the freeway, and made it across the northbound lanes and HOV lane.

Yet, when he jumped over the barrier, he was struck in the third lane on the southbound side.

The pedestrian was struck by two vehicles and pronounced dead at the scene, police say. Neither driver will be charged after they stopped to offer assistance, and waited for police.

The victim has not been identified yet.

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