Pedestrian Michael Kenneth Unfried, 36, dies when struck by metro bus on Milam and Congress in Houston, Texas

Modified Date: 
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 9:12am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Pedestrian hit by METRO bus in downtown fatal crash

A pedestrian is dead after he was struck by a METRO bus Tuesday evening, according to authorities. 

The crash, at the corner of Milam and Congress, happened just after 6 p.m. when the bus went to make a turn and ran into a pedestrian, a METRO spokesman told the Chronicle. 

There were no passengers on the bus at the time of the collision. 

METRO police are investigating. 

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The Harris County medical examiner's office identified the victim as Michael Kenneth Unfried, a 36-year-old Pasadena resident who died at the scene. 

The victim's father said his son did computer work for the county. He is survived by two children, ages 10 and 17.

People Involved: 
Michael Kenneth Unfried
Vickie Sadler

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