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Man dies after being shot, crashing car in Arlington

ARLINGTON -- Police are investigating the death of a man who smashed his car into a tree after being shot.

Police dispatchers said they received calls of shots being fired about 12:30 a.m. in the 1000 block of East Arkansas Lane.

About five minutes later they received a call that a car had hit a tree on eastbound East Arkansas Lane near Collins Street.

When police arrived they found the driver had been shot.

He was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital where he died about two hours later.