Woman killed trying to cross SW Freeway

A police investigation is underway after a woman was struck and killed on the Southwest Freeway.

January 2, 2011 11:01:08 AM PST
A pedestrian was hit by a car on the Southwest Freeway overnight then run over by several other cars. Police say the woman was hit around 5am near Bellaire when she tried to cross the freeway. The first car to hit her did not stop. Only one of the cars who ran her over stopped.

Police have not released the woman's identity.

The accident completely shut down the southbound lanes of the freeway for a couple of hours.

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