A man who ran into the lanes of Interstate 17 near Northern Avenue early Friday has died of his injuries.

The man had an altercation with staff and security at a nearby hotel before he went onto the freeway, where he reportedly laid down within traffic lanes, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

When he stood up, he was struck by at least one car, the DPS said.

He was taken to the hospital and died of his injuries Friday evening. The man’s name was not immediately available.

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