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2 men killed after attempting to drive car over opening drawbridge

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A passenger pushed a gate arm out of the way and then a car sped up the bridge as it was opening, according to police.
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Two men die trying to jump Louisiana drawbridge with car, police say

Two men die trying to jump Louisiana drawbridge with car, police say

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CALCASIEU PARISH, La. - Two Texas men died in a failed attempt to clear a gap in a Louisiana drawbridge with their car Friday morning, according to state police .
Officials have identified the men as Alejandro Cazares, 23, of McAllen, and Roberto Alejandro Moreno, 32, of Edinburg.
A witness told investigators that the drawbridge was raised to let a boat pass below the Black Bayou Bridge around 2:00 a.m. when a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze pulled up to the gate arm and paused.
The passenger got out and raised the arm so the driver could pull under it, then got back in the car. The witness said the...
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