CROSBY, Texas (KTRK) — A man died when he was hit by an 18-wheel truck on the Crosby Freeway in northeast Harris County on Thursday, January 13. According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the crash happened in the area of U.S. 90 and FM2100 just east of Crosby. “An adult male pedestrian, struck by an 18-wheeler, has been pronounced deceased at the scene,” a tweet by Gonzalez read.
Authorities later confirmed the victim was part of a debris cleanup work crew in the area. U.S. 90 was closed just east of FM-2100. The highway remained closed for several hours during the investigation. In the photo above, the big rig is stopped on the side of the road.