Pedestrian struck on U.S. 290 dies

Authorities tell us a pedestrian, Scott Allen Schwebel, was struck and killed on the freeway early this morning.

The accident happened in the 15000 block of U.S. Highway 290 at Little York Police around 12:30am.

Police say Schwebel was crossing four lanes of eastbound traffic on U.S. 290 when he was struck.

Police say several cars swerved around Schwebel, but a Chevy Tahoe driver hit him as she tried to slow down. Schwebel hit the Tahoe's windshield and flew off the front of the SUV.

Schwebel died on the scene.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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