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Five Die In A Fiery Crash On I-30

Fort Worth - One of the victims of a fiery crash in Fort Worth Sunday was headed home from an engagement party with her fiance when an 18-wheeler hit her and others standing in the road trying to help the victim of an earlier crash, police said Sunday. Fort Worth police officer Tamara Pena said the first crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. Sunday when a westbound motorist drove into a concrete barrier in the center of I-30 near Oakland Boulevard. Police said they did not know what caused the initial crash. A total of 17...
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TXDOT Continues Investigation In Fatal Accident on I-35

The Texas Department of Transportation continues their investigation into Thursday's fatal accident on Interstate 35 in Salado. Spokesman Ken Roberts confirmed to KWTX Friday the FM 2428 overpass struck Thursday had been hit twice last week. According to Roberts, auto carrier heading southbound scraped the top of one of the cars it was carrying last Wednesday. Last Thursday, a large truck scraped the top of a crane it was transporting. Neither incident caused any structural damage to the overpass, according to Roberts. According to the Associated Press, regulators say a truck hauling an oversized load did not...
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Semi Truck Accident Closes I-35

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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