A pedestrian was struck and killed crossing North Central Expressway/U.S. Highway 75 Tuesday afternoon, closing the northbound lanes near Spring Valley and the Richardson city line for several hours. The highway reopened just before 4 p.m. [[344932542,C]]
Police said a man was fatally struck by a vehicle while trying to cross the northbound side of the highway to the west between Spring Valley and Belt Line roads at about 12:30 p.m.
The victim, who has not been identified, died at the scene.
That crash caused a traffic jam on the northbound side of Highway 75, which led to a charter bus and two other vehicles colliding, shutting down 75 at Midpark Road.
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Richardson fire officials confirm to NBC 5 that two people from the second crash were transported to a hospital. Their conditions are unknown.
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