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Police: Houston man killed trying to strike cars

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HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say a man swinging a crutch at passing cars on the interstate was fatally struck by a car.

The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1B9r5T3 ) the 53-year-old was hit Monday along Interstate 45. Police aren't releasing his identity until relatives are notified.

Police say the man was using the crutch to try to hit moving vehicles when one struck him. He died at the scene.

They say the driver didn't stop but contacted police. The driver was released without charges.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

Information from: Houston Chronicle, http://www.houstonchronicle.com

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