D-P-S is trying to find out why a man got out of his car on Interstate ten Monday morning. A move D-P-S Spokesman Quintin Mehr proved deadly after the man got hit by a semi truck. Around 2:45, a call came about the man getting hit by the truck

.Mehr says, the victim got into a prior accident, then stepped out of his car, standingi in the Eastbound 10 right lane, where the big rig then ran him down.

On top of the initial crash, Mehr says, the fatal semi accident forced traffic to detour just before morning rush hour. It stayed closed until 8:21 a.m. . The man’s name is being withheld as the victim’s family is contacted.

–Barbara Villa