Pedestrian Fatally Struck by 18-Wheeler: PD

A pedestrian was fatally struck by an 18-wheeler on Interstate 45 late Tuesday night, police said. Lanes were closed but have since been reopened.

It happened between Cooper and Lenway streets about 11:45 p.m. It's unclear why the pedestrian was on or crossing the highway, police said.

The driver of the 18-wheeler stopped at the scene.

No other information was available.

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