Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 11:53 p.m
Harris County, Texas (KTRK) – Authorities confirmed the death of a cyclist after he was hit by a car in northwest Harris County on Thursday night.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said the man was shot along Interstate 6 and Forest Trails Drive in the Copperfield area shortly after 5 p.m.
The accident prompted the closure of all southbound lanes of the highway near Western Road.
SkyEye hovered over the scene of the accident, where a red SUV could be seen with extensive damage to its front bumper and windshield.
The HCSO initially said the injured man was taken to hospital, but later announced that he was confirmed dead at the scene.
The driver who hit the cyclist reportedly remained at the scene.
It is not clear if the driver will face any charges.
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