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Houston, TX – Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Metro Bus on I-45 at Edgebrook Dr

by | Mar 3, 2023 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Houston, TX (March 1, 2023) – On Thursday, March 2, a pedestrian was fatally hit by a Metro bus in the Houston area. 

The victim was walking on Interstate 45 when they were struck near Edgebrook Drive at around 12:30 a.m. The man was reportedly trying to cross the interstate at the time of the deadly crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene by responding emergency personnel. 

No further information has been released at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

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Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident.  For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business, and none of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.