A driver was critically injured Thursday afternoon when a large bolt smashed through his windshield and hit his neck on Highway 146, according to La Porte police.
The man was stopped in a Ford SUV along the guard rail in the 2300 block of Highway 146 south near Wharton Weems Boulevard. Emergency crews said the man was unresponsive and had suffered a significant injury to his neck.
The man was taken to Clear Lake Regional Hospital in critical condition where he later died.
Police said it's unclear from where the bolt came.
An investigation is ongoing.
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