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News: Man fatally struck after vehicle breaks down on Beltway 8

Posted on Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 at 7:53 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A man was hit and killed early this morning after his vehicle broke down on the Sam Houston Parkway, KTRK reports.

Police say the man was heading east on the highway near Wilson Road when his vehicle struck the guardrail and stopped in the main lanes of traffic.

Two additional vehicles then crashed into the victim’s disabled vehilce as he was getting out.

The man involved in the initial crash was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unclear if any other injuries were sustained in the wreck.

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