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HOUSTON - Rescuers had to free a man trapped in his sport utility vehicle after he crashed while speeding through a Walmart parking lot in northwest Houston.

According to the Houston Police Department, the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday on Silber Road just north of Interstate 10.

Witnesses told police the man left the Walmart and floored it as he sped through the lot and into a grassy area. He then slammed into a metal pole.

HPD said officers would review security camera video to see if they can determine why the man was speeding. Officers said the man was in his 20 s and had no medical issues.

A witness to the incident described the entire scene as really bizarre.

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