Police Blotter: One Killed in Fatal Crash in Dallas

News from May 9, 2012

By Frank Heinz
|  Wednesday, May 9, 2012  |  Updated 12:36 PM CDT
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Police Blotter: One Killed in Fatal Crash in Dallas

The crash scene near Midway and Frankfort.

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Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on May 9, 2012.

One Killed in Fatal Crash
Emergency responders were called to the scene of a fatal crash at Frankfort and Midway in far north Dallas Wednesday morning. At least one person has been killed in the crash.  The condition of others involved in the crash is not known. An investigation into the crash is under way.

Another White Powder Letter Received Wednesday
Dallas Fire-Rescue is responding to another white powder letter Wednesday. The latest letter was received at the Mi Escuelita preschool on the 4200-block of Maple Avenue.  On Tuesday, a half-dozen white powder letters were received in Irving, Garland, Dallas and Mesquite.  Tuesday's letters were sent to early development schools, a church and a day care.

Drivers Rescue Driver After Crash on Stemmons
Dallas drivers helped pull a man to safety after a car crash on Stemmons Freeway overnight Tuesday.  The driver crashed into the center wall in the northbound lanes near Hi-Line Drive.  The driver was unconscious when witnesses pulled him from the truck and took care of him until paramedics arrived.  The man was transported to Parkland Hospital in serious condition.

Dallas Home Goes Up in Flames
Investigators are looking into what caused a Dallas home to go up in flames overnight Tuesday. A police helicopter first spotted the fire in the 2900-block of Shadow Wood Drive. Firefighters got to the house just after midnight, but found no one inside.  They were able to extinguish the fire, but not before it gutted the entire home.

Teen Admits to Vandalizing School
A teenager has admitted to vandalizing an Arlington junior high school, police say. The teen turned himself in after telling his parents that he knew something about the vandalism at Bailey Jr. High School.  The boy, a former student at the school, turned himself in and was later released to the custody of his parents.  Arlington police said they are waiting on a damage estimate before charging the teen.

Man Shoots, Kills Neighbor in Arlington
A 66-year-old man is accused of shooting and killing his neighbor in Arlington. Neighbors called 911 after bullets started flying on the 2400-block of Redbrook Court around 7 p.m. Tuesday.  Read more here.

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