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One dead in fiery crash that shutdown I-35 in Waco

Backup on I-35 due to fiery accident
Posted at 1:55 AM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 09:06:43-05

ROBINSON, TX — Traffic was being redirected on the northbound lanes of I-35 early Thursday morning near Robinson due to a fiery collision. The lanes are now open.

The driver of the truck-tractor died in the crash. The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Jesus Rodriguez of Grand Prairie.

TxDOT said it was a major accident involving multiple vehicles.

A truck tractor semi-trailer traveling northbound struck a Freightliner truck tractor semi-trailer that was parked on the inside shoulder. After crashing into the parked Freightliner, the truck tractor semi-trailer crashed into a Chevrolet Tahoe and became fully engulfed in flames.
Robinson police and Waco fire responded to the incident.

The investigation is still active and ongoing.