DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A woman is dead after she crashed into a trailer that was on the side of I-20 in Dallas late Sunday evening, authorities say.
The crash happened at around 11:45 p.m. in the westbound lanes of the highway near Spur 408.READ MORE: Parents Of North Texan & Former Marine Trevor Reed Want President To Stand Up For Their Jailed Son
Authorities say a pickup truck with a travel trailer attached was stalled on the side of the highway before the crash. Then, for an unknown reason, the woman left the lanes of traffic and crashed into the back of the trailer, causing a fire.READ MORE: Poll: Many Americans Would Keep Working From Home As Pandemic Eases
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity has not yet been released.
The two occupants of the pickup were not injured.MORE NEWS: 3 Spectators Critically Injured After Vehicle Crashes Through Guardrail At Texas Race Track
Authorities had shut down the westbound lanes of the highway to investigate.