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One person dead after early morning crash on I-35

Posted at 12:28 PM, Feb 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-23 13:28:33-05

WACO, TX — A crash on IH-35 left one person dead early Saturday morning.

47-year-old Arturo Gonzalez-Medina, of Mount Calm, was pronounced dead at the scene.

DPS says at around 5:40 a.m. on Feb. 22, Troopers responded to a a crash on IH-35 southbound near mile marker 325, south of Waco.

A Peterbilt truck tractor semi-trailer crashed into the rear of a Honda passenger car that was disabled in the center lane, due to a previous crash.

After crashing into Honda, the Peterbilt overturned.

The driver of the Honda was 47-year-old Arturo Gonzalez-Medina.

No other injuries were reported. Next of kin have been notified.

DPS wants to remind drivers if you are in a collision and no one is hurt, don't wait for the police before moving your vehicle. If you can drive the vehicle, the law requires you to move it out of the flow of traffic.