One person is dead following an 18-wheeler crash on Interstate 35 in Salado.
According to KWTX, the fatal crash occurred around 4:00 pm Wednesday when a 2012 Ford F-150 struck an 18-wheeler that was broken down on the right shoulder of Interstate 35.
The pickup became wedged underneath the 18-wheeler’s trailer with the driver, 44-year-old Robert Daniel Taylor, pinned inside. Firefighters were able to free Taylor, but he died at the scene.
Lanes of I-35 were closed as the scene was cleared. The accident remains under investigation.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):
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