Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-30 In East Dallas

UPDATED | August 18, 2017, 10:20AM
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Fatal crash shuts down I-30 in far east Dallas. (CBS 11)

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Authorities say one person is dead after a crash on eastbound I-30 and Highway 80 near Big Town Blvd, shutting down the interstate Friday morning.

The accident happened around 6:15 a.m. as authorities begin to investigate the crash. The crash caused the interstate to be closed for several hours. It has since been re-opened.

The Dallas County Medical Examiner confirmed an adult woman died in the crash. Her identity has not been released.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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