HOUSTON, TX - First responders in east Houston were called to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident involving an 18-wheeler early this morning.
According to a report by HPD, the incident occurred in the 1300 block of Federal Road, just south of I-10, shortly after 3 a.m.
Investigators say the victim, an unidentified 23-year-old man, was hit while walking in the northbound lanes of the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
The truck's driver was released after police determined they were not impaired.
Additional details concerning the circumstances surrounding the deadly crash are unclear at this time. Should further information come to light, this news blog will be updated.
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