Pedestrian killed trying to cross North Freeway
A pedestrian died when she was hit by a car as she tried to cross Interstate 45 in north Harris County late Wednesday night.
The incident happened about 11:20 p.m. in the 17000 block of the North Freeway, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies said the woman and a man were walking along the freeway when the woman dashed across several lanes of traffic. She stopped in the third lane and tried to cross back to the side of the road, but she was hit by a Nissan Versa that was traveling northbound on the freeway.
The woman, whose name has not been released, died at the scene. No other injuries were reported.
Deputies did not release details about why the woman was trying to cross the freeway.