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Man walking in middle of I-75 struck, killed by police vehicle

Man had been with group of people in vehicle

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WEST BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – A man was struck and killed by a police car while he was walking in the middle of Interstate 75 in western Broward County early Saturday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a man was walking in the middle of the westbound lanes of the interstate. He had been with a group of four people who were headed to Florida's West Coast after going to a Fort Lauderdale nightclub.

After an altercation in the vehicle, the victim was let out of the vehicle and abandoned.

A Seminole Police Department vehicle hit and killed the unidentified man.

The car the victim had been traveling in returned to the area of the accident, where they were interviewed by authorities.

The investigation continues.

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