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36-year-old man hit by semi-trailer, killed

Posted at 12:00 PM, Mar 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-26 13:09:15-04

REFUGIO, TEXAS — A fatal crash claimed the life of a Sugarland resident.

According to a DPS report, the crash happened on US 77, five miles North of Refugio, at 5 am March 24, 2020.

The report states a pedestrian, who had been driving a 2013 Hyundai Elantra traveling south on US 77, ran out of gas.

The report continued a 2007 Kenworth truck tractor semi-trailer was also traveling south on US 77 and struck the pedestrian while he was standing by the driver’s side door.

Rayhaan Traboulay, 36, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

DPS Troopers are still investigating the fatal crash.