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Plano man dies after vehicle crash



PLANO, TX – At approximately 3:02 a.m. Plano Police Officers responded to a single vehicle traffic crash in the 5700 block of W. Parker Road, police announced Tuesday.

Based on the investigation, a black 2020 Lexus Sport Utility Vehicle driven by a 79-year old male was traveling eastbound and left the roadway before striking a tree in the center median. The driver and sole occupant was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.  After several days in the hospital, the driver ultimately died as a result of his injuries.

The driver was identified as Jack Bland Harrod, Jr., a 79-year-old Plano resident. The investigation remains ongoing by the Plano Police Traffic Unit.