Bicyclist hit and killed while pedaling on busy Gulf Freeway, HPD says

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023
1 killed on Gulf Freeway near Woodridge on Wednesday afternoon
SkyEye captured the backups on Gulf Freeway near Woodridge as the Wednesday afternoon commute started building.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- All inbound lanes of the Gulf Freeway have been shut down Wednesday afternoon near the 610 East Loop as police work a deadly crash.

Houston police shared on Twitter that investigators are headed to a crash that happened at about 4 p.m. on the Gulf Freeway at Woodridge Drive.

Police said a man was riding a bicycle on the freeway when he was hit and killed by a vehicle.

Police are urging drivers to avoid the area and seek an alternate route.

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