DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A construction worker was killed after an early morning crash on Interstate-35 in Dallas.READ MORE: Dallas Police Officer Tyrone Williams Jr. Arrested, Charged With Sexual Assault Of A Child
According to police, the driver of a pickup plowed through construction barrels near Overton Road and hit a utility door on a parked construction truck.
The impact sent the pickup careening into the overhead sign support that was being held off the ground by the crane.READ MORE: A Lot Less Munching: Pandemic Leaves Girl Scouts With 15 Million Boxes Of Unsold Cookies
The crash caused the overhead sign support to fall, hitting and killing the 35-year-old constriction worker as he tried to get out of the way.
The victim, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.MORE NEWS: Parents Of North Texan & Former Marine Trevor Reed Want President To Stand Up For Their Jailed Son
The driver of the pickup was given a field sobriety test and found to be under the influence of alcohol. The 20-year-old man, whose name has also not been released, was arrested on Intoxication Manslaughter charges.