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Driver who died after multiple 18-wheeler crash identified

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BELL COUNTY, TX (KXXV) -

DPS said one person is dead after a two-18-wheeler crash on I-35 that happened south of Salado, Friday morning. 

The crash happened around 3:20 a.m. near mile marker 281.

A 2012 Peterbilt TTST was parked on the east shoulder of the highway. 

The driver of the Peterbilt had exited his vehicle and was standing near it. 

A 2007 Freightliner TTST was traveling northbound. 

The Freightliner drifted onto the east shoulder, striking the Peterbilt and its driver. 

The driver of the 2012 Peterbilt was identified as 52-year-old Fuad Sawalha of Arlington. 

Sawalha was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the Freightliner was identified as 28-year-old Isaiah Lee of Charleston, MS. 

Lee was uninjured.  There were no other occupants in either vehicle.  This crash is still under investigation.

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