Man, 57, dies after his car hits pole in Hurst

Posted Monday, Mar. 11, 2013  Print Reprints

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A 57-year-old man died Monday morning after his car left the roadway and collided with a large utility pole in Hurst, police say.

Munir Niazi of Bedford was pronounced dead at 6:57 a.m. at John Peter Smith Hospital, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner.

Hurst police and firefighters responded to the wreck at 4:25 a.m. in the 500 block of Mid-Cities Boulevard, police said in a statement. The driver, the car's only occupant, was trapped inside the Toyota Corolla.

Firefighters extricated Niazi from the car, police said. He was taken by helicopter ambulance to a hospital, where he died a short time later.

Alex Branch, 817-390-7689

Twitter: @albranch1

500 block of Mid-Cities Boulevard, Hurst, TX
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