Police are trying to determine what caused a Hudson Valley man to get hit by two vehicles on a major highway in New York City.

A Hudson Valley man was hit twice standing near his disabled car on the Major Deegan Expressway.

Westchester County, New York Man Fatally Hit By Vehicles On Major Deegan Expressway

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Eyewitness News ABC7NY

According to reports, 22-year-old Justin Francisco of Mount Vernon lost control of his Honda early Sunday morning on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, near 238th Street.

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Francisco got out of his car around 4:15 a.m., just before exit 10, to inspect his disabled vehicle.

That's when a Subaru driven by a 61-year-old man hit his vehicle pushing into Francisco, officials say.

The impact caused the Mount Vernon man to be thrown into the northbound lane where a Jeep then struck him, ABC reports.

Mount Vernon, New York Man Fatally Hit By Vehicles In The Bronx

Francisco died from his injuries at the scene, according to CBS News.

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The collision caused the Jeep to overturn. The driver of the Jeep, a 37-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition, police say.

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Eyewitness News ABC7NY


His name hasn't been released.

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