Woman killed in crash involving pedestrian on I-45 southbound near Aldine Bender

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman was killed Thursday morning in a major crash on I-45 North Freeway near Aldine Bender.

It happened around 5:20 a.m. and forced the closure of the freeway at West Road for around three hours, according to Houston police.

The woman was attempting to cross the freeway when she was hit, according to Houston police. The driver of the vehicle involved remained on the scene and spoke with police about what happened.

Traffic stacked up for miles before the crash scene, and other crashes were reported in the area, which caused further delays.

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