DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A FedEx driver died Saturday morning after the truck and trailer went off a freeway in Dallas and landed on a road, authorities said.
The Dallas County Sheriff’s Department said it responded to the crash just after 5:30 a.m. and found that the truck flew off near the 400 block of Julius Schepps Freeway (I-345) and landed on Cesar Chavez Boulevard.READ MORE: Former Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Explains Why No Action Was Ever Taken Against Officer Bryan Riser, Now Charged With Capital Murder
The department said the driver had crashed into a guardrail on the freeway for an unknown reason. The driver, who has not yet been identified, was the sole occupant of the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Gov. Greg Abbott Responds To Criticism For Ending Mask Mandate, Fully Reopening Texas: 'There's Never Going To Be Uniform Agreement On This'
The Dallas County Medical Examiner is currently working to identify the driver.
No further details have been released as authorities continue to investigate.MORE NEWS: Visit Fort Worth Launches Campaign Promoting Businesses That Encourage Mask-Wearing
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