GARLAND, TX – Police in Garland said an accident involving a pickup truck early Wednesday morning claimed the life of a driver, reports CBS DFW.

According to investigators, the driver of the pickup was going at high speed southbound on S. Jupiter Road at about 3:45 a.m. and lost control while passing an oversized vehicle on the roadway. When the pickup driver overcorrected, the vehicle hit construction barrels and overturned. Police initially believed the two vehicles had collided but investigators determined that was not the case.

The driver of the pickup truck, whose identity was not immediately released, suffered fatal injuries.

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