Cynthia Ann Vanlandingham, 59, and another male occupant stalled their pickup truck on Interstate 35 near Zarzamora Street in San Antonio at around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
Police say a large truck collided with the stalled-out pickup, causing severe blunt force trauma to Vanlandingham. The San Antonio Express-News reports that she died at the scene of the crash. The man was taken to a nearby hospital in an ambulance.
The driver of the large truck was uninjured in the wreck. Northbound lanes of Interstate 35 were closed for about an hour as the wreckage of the fatal accident was cleaned up.
The following information on 18-wheeler and large truck crashes is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).