Man fatally struck after leaving car following crash

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BILLERICA, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- A 27-year-old man was struck and killed by a car when he left his car following a crash Saturday evening.

Witnesses told police that Steven Khabbaz, of Tewksbury, was involved in a single-car crash on the northbound side of Route 3 at about 10 p.m. Following the crash, witnesses said Khabbaz started walking down the highway and was struck by a number of passing cars.

Police said Khabbaz was dead when emergency crews arrived.

Three separate minor crashes were reported as drivers tried to avoid Khabbaz's body in the road.

An investigation is ongoing.