The Dallas Morning News reports that the crash occurred on eastbound Interstate 30 near the Mile 75 marker.
Early witness reports indicate the crash occurred when an 18-wheeler failed to decelerate for slowing traffic and collided with another vehicle. The initial crash resulted in several chain-reaction collisions involving a total of two semi trucks and three cars.
The identity of the individual killed in the crash has not been released, and authorities are still investigating the accident.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):