DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A person running from a Dallas County deputy on the eastbound I-30 service road at Buckner was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler Monday afternoon.

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy was attempting a traffic stop with a motorcycle rider.

The person ran off and ended up getting killed by a big rig.

The person’s identity has not yet been released.

I-30 and Buckner where someone running from police was struck by a tractor trailer. (Chopper 11)

The highway was shut down for hours with traffic diverting on to St. Francis.