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Man trying to cross East Freeway hit, killed

Friday, January 10, 2014
East Freeway accident

The accident happened on the East Freeway westbound lanes before Mercury early Friday morning

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The westbound lanes of I-10 were shut down just before Mercury this morning after the driver of an SUV struck and killed a man walking across.

The accident happened around 2am. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the driver kept going and then finally pulled over on the East Loop at Wallisville Road and called 911.

The freeway was reopened just after 5:15am. No word of any charges against the driver.

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