The man was attempting to run across Dairy Ashford at Beechnut last night around 8 p.m. when he was stuck by an SUV and killed. (Chron.com)
The Jeep Liberty driver was stopped at a red light on Beechnut. When the light turned green the driver accelerated but the pedestrian attempted to run across to beat the light and was hit by the SUV.
The driver stopped, and the pedestrian was taken to Ben Taub hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
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