A motorist was killed early Wednesday when he lost control of his sport utility vehicle and smashed into a pillar near Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, police said.
Police said they believe the driver was going too fast on a rain-slick highway.
The victim was identified as Allam Amer, 63, of Euless, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website.
The accident occurred shortly after 1:30 a.m. on westbound Texas 183 near the south airport exit. Amer lost control of his Isuzu, which left the road and rolled several times before hitting the highway pillar, police said.
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Amer was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved.