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Crash on highway ramp kills man in Grapevine

GRAPEVINE -- A man who was killed Wednesday morning in a traffic accident near a highway ramp has been identified as Yi-Maw Chang of Carrollton, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office.

Chang, 70, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Chang died of blunt force trauma to his head and chest, according to the medical examiner’s office. His death was ruled an accident.

Chang was killed when the car he was driving left a highway ramp and struck a light pole, police said.

No other injuries were reported in the wreck that happened shortly before 6:30 a.m. at the Interstate 635 ramp and southbound lanes of Texas 121 near Grapevine Mills Mall.

Chang was driving a Toyota Camry when he lost control of the vehicle and hit the pole, then went down an embankment, police said. Police had not determined what caused him driver to lose control.

Police closed various lanes of southbound Texas 121 and the ramp as the wreck was investigated.

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