Houston traffic death: Freeway 90 pedestrian struck and killed by 18-wheeler, says Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez
According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the crash occurred in the US 90 and FM-2100 area just outside Crosby.
“An adult pedestrian, struck by an 18-wheeled vehicle, was declared dead at the scene,” a tweet from Gonzalez read.
Authorities later confirmed that the victim was part of a debris clean-up task force in the area.
US 90 is closed just east of FM-2100. It is not immediately clear how long the road will remain closed.
SkyEye on the scene spotted the large platform stopped on the side of the road.
Units are at the scene of a fatal crash at US 90 / FM 2100. An adult pedestrian, struck by an 18-wheeled vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased man may have been a construction worker at the site. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/BPhTmqoODK
– Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) January 13, 2022
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