DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A construction worker was killed after an early morning crash on Interstate-35 in Dallas.READ MORE: FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Booster Shots From Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
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: DFW Nonprofits To Start Holiday Drives Early Due To Supply Chain Concerns
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: Arlington Police Officer Shoots, Kills Suspect Who Allegedly 'Drove Directly Towards Officer'
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.