Man killed pushing out-of-gas car on Katy Freeway

A man pushing his car after it ran out of gas was struck and killed Saturday morning on the Katy Freeway, according to the Houston Police Department.

The man was pushing his car around 1:30 a.m. on the shoulder of the Katy Freeway near Greenhouse when a car apparently struck him from the side and then drove off, HPD Lt. Larry Crowson said. 

Investigators were interviewing a few witnesses to learn more about the suspect. 

HPD Vehicular Crimes and Hit & Run investigators were also on the scene.




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