DALLAS, TX – Authorities said a pedestrian was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler on a highway in West Dallas Thursday morning, reports WFAA.
The accident happened on I-30 west near Edgefield Avenue sometime after 5:15 a.m. According to the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office, a man was reported to be walking in the express lanes of the interstate.
A short time later, the sheriff’s office said it learned that a pedestrian had been struck in the left lane of I-30 by an 18-wheeler.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident shut down the westbound lanes of I-30 while the crash was being investigated, causing heavy traffic delays.
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