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Impaired Driver Pushes Into Jeep, Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Crash

GARLAND, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - A man was arrested after causing a crash that led to a deadly auto-ped in Garland.

It happened this morning around 9 a.m. in the northbound lanes of LBJ Freeway near Centerville Road.

Police said the driver of a Dodge Challenger was going at a high rate of speed, darting in and out of traffic.

The Challenger hit a Jeep Liberty, which was then pushed onto the shoulder from the force of the crash and struck a pedestrian.

That person died.

Police determined the driver of the Challenger was impaired and the man was arrested.

Exact charges and a mug shot will be released later on Monday.

The name and gender of the victim wasn't released.




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