77-year-old man dies after attempting to cross I-35

Posted at 9:31 PM, Nov 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-18 00:57:03-05

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash on the northbound side of I-35 on Friday night.

According to DPS, a 77-year-old man died after attempting to cross the interstate.

The accident happened around 8:46 p.m. on the northbound lanes near exit 339 near Sonic.

DPS Sgt. Wilson said the man was struck and killed by numerous vehicles. 

No one else was injured. 

The name of the deceased will be released once family members are notified. On Friday night, DPS had closed a portion of the interstate, causing a traffic backup for several miles. 

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