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Man survives crash, killed crossing freeway

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

A man is dead after the CHP said his car careened off a freeway ramp -- then the man tried to cross the road after the accident.

The CHP says the accident happened on Highway 99 near Avenue 20 in Madera County. They said the unidentified man flew off the off ramp before coming to a stop.

The CHP says he managed to get out of the car and was trying to cross 99 when he was hit and killed. The driver who hit the victim stopped and called the CHP.

The CHP says that driver will not face charges. There is no word on what caused the original accident.

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