Man Arrested After Vehicle Jumps Curb, Kills Pedestrian Before Hitting Gas Station

Chris Sommer
May 22, 2018 - 10:49 am

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DALLAS (1080 KRLD)  - Police made an arrest in a strange and deadly accident at a gas station this morning.

The Sheriff's Department got the 9-1-1 call from the Valero gas station at I-35 and Marsalis in Dallas.

Investigators say a pickup was traveling south on the freeway and lost control near the exit ramp.

The truck went through the grassy median, jumped over the curb and hit a 26-year-old man on a skateboard before crashing into the side of the Valero.

The unidentified skateboarder was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities arrested the male driver of the pickup on a charge of vehicular manslaughter.