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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