Utility worker dies after being struck by passing vehicle

A utility worker died after being struck by vehicle in southeast Houston.

Officers were called to the scene on Galveston Road near Clear Lake City Blvd around 11 p.m. Monday.

Police say the man was part of a crew helping to raise power lines to escort a large and high load down Galveston Road.

According to investigators, the man was standing in the roadway and was struck by a passing driver. The man died at the scene.

Police say the driver of the car was not intoxicated. Charges are not expected at this time.