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HOUSTON A man died Friday night after his truck broke down on the busy north loop.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. Friday evening in the eastbound lanes just before the Kirkpatrick exit.

According to witnesses, the driver got out of his car, jumped the barrier to cross the westbound lanes, and was struck by oncoming traffic.

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