DPD: One Dead After Crash on LBJ Freeway Involving Semi

Dallas police say a motorist died after crashing into a semi-trailer while the semi was stopped on LBJ Freeway near Hillcrest Road.

Dallas police say the driver of the pickup truck that hit the semi was pinned in the truck and pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 11 a.m. May 12.

Another passenger of the pickup truck was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, and the semi-truck driver wasn’t injured, authorities say.

Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at rachel.snyder@peoplenewspapers.com

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