Man killed in wreck in northeast Harris County

A fatal accident on the feeder road of Beltway 8 East at Lake Houston Parkway blocked all lanes of road Tuesday afternoon.

June 4, 2013 6:39:18 PM PDT
A 60-year-old man was killed when a tow truck slammed into the back of this Jeep Cherokee in northeast Harris County.

It happened Tuesday afternoon along the Beltway near Lake Houston Parkway. The Jeep driver had broken down and was waiting for his son when the wrecker hit him. The SUV was pushed several yards, caught fire and left behind a trail of scorched asphalt.

The wrecker driver and several passersby did pull the man's body from the Jeep.

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