One dead after big rig crashes into wall and plummets off an overpass

Sunday, August 4, 2013 - 3:08pm

The driver of an 18-wheeler is dead in Grand Prairie, Texas after his truck ran off an overpass Saturday afternoon.

Investigators say the driver was traveling west bound on a local highway when he hit the wall sending him over the overpass.

The truck then fell to the highway below and burst into flames.

Crews closed the road for several hours as they investigated the accident.

Details regarding the driver have not been released.  


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