Just after 830pm Houston Police and Fire were dispatched to US 59 northbound at the Bissonet exit. Units arrived of the scene to find a male in his 80’s not responsive in a Jeep Cherokee. He was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest where he was pronounced deceased. Police say he was a Korean War Veteran. According to witnesses he struck the protection barrels between the freeway and exit ramp. His airbags did not deploy. No other vehicles were involved.