It happened around 9pm last night on the North Loop near McCarty. Police say the 18-wheeler was traveling down McCarty and tried to make a left turn. That's when the driver of a car drove under the trailer, cutting the top of the car off. The 21-year-old driver was a student at U of H and died instantly.
The truck driver was not hurt.
Police are investigating to see which driver ran the red light.
The victim's identity hasn't been released.