ALLEN, TX – Police in Allen said the driver of a tractor-trailer was killed in an accident on Wednesday morning.

NBC DFW reports police were called to the 700 block of southbound U.S. 75 at about 11:34 a.m.

Investigators determined that the truck driver was heading south on the highway, collided with another vehicle and went over a safety barrier. The tractor-trailer then slid, stopped and became suspended at the West Bethany Drive overpass.

The tractor-trailer driver, a man whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured in the crash.

The area near the scene was shut down for the crash investigation, and drivers were advised to seek alternate routes. Anyone with information about the incident was asked to contact Allen Police.

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