An Arlington man died after a semi truck slammed into a Central Texas overpass late Thursday morning, causing a beam to come crashing down onto vehicles and halting traffic on Interstate 35.

The tractor-trailer  hit a beam being used to build the Farm-to-Market Road 2484 bridge across I-35 in Salado, about 40 miles north of Austin. Debris then toppled onto the interstate and was struck by other vehicles, Department of Transportation spokeswoman Becky Ozuna said.

The beam fell onto a pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction, killing 32-year-old Clark Davis, of...

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