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College Station man drives through construction zone, hits two workers

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COLLEGE STATION, TX (KXXV) -

A College Station man was in jail Sunday morning after police said he drove his pickup truck through a construction zone and hit two workers.

It happened about 4:30 a.m. near the intersection of Raymond Stotzer Parkway and Harvey Mitchell Parkway.

Police said 22-year-old James Salinas was traveling east on Raymond Stotzer Parkway in a pickup truck and disregarded the construction signs, barricades, and off-duty officers.

Salinas drove into the construction zone at a high rate of speed, according to police, and hit a construction vehicle and two construction workers.

The two workers suffered only minor injuries.

Salinas was not hurt.

College Station police charged Salinas with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of driving while intoxicated.

Contact the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600 if you have any information.

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