A person was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday while they were in the I-45 North Freeway HOV lane. The incident occurred at about 3:20 PM. According to Houston police, the person who was struck was a suspected shoplifter who was fleeing loss prevention employees from a nearby store.
The person ran into the HOV and was hit by a northbound SUV near Crosstimbers, just outside the 610 Loop. Police were also spotted outside of a nearby Ross store, but officers would not immediately confirm if that was the store involved in the alleged shoplifting incident… KHOU11 News