Man commits suicide by decapitating himself in West Dallas

Published December 05,

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Drivers watched in horror as a man decapitated himself Wednesday in an grisly suicide in the middle of a busy West Dallas intersection, police said.

Witnesses said the man tied one end of a rope around his neck and the other around a fire hydrant, got into a van and hit the gas, decapitating himself.

The man, identified by the Daily Mail as Hugo Rodriguez, 35, scribbled something in Spanish on his van before the horrific event took place, according to reports.

Police say no one else was injured and they are now investigating. It was not known what was written on the van.