DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A construction worker was killed after an early morning crash on Interstate-35 in Dallas.READ MORE: 'I Just Think It's A Bad Dream': Parent Reacts After Pregnant Mother Of 4 Killed On Texas Highway
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: Denton Police Mourning Passing Of Detective Rodney Mooneyham To COVID
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: Dak TD Pass To CeeDee Lifts Dallas Cowboys To 35-29 Overtime Win Over Patriots
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.