A deadly wrong-way crash closed part of the Dallas North Tollway overnight.
A Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Lonny Haschel said state troopers were called at about 10 p.m. to the southbound lanes of the tollway south of Mockingbird Lane, where a Toyota Camry collided head-on with a Ford pickup truck.
An early investigation indicated the driver of the Camry was going north in the southbound lanes before the crash, Haschel said.
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The driver of the Camry was pronounced dead at the scene. Haschel on Thursday identified him as 36-year-old Ruben Ramirez of Dallas.
The driver of the Ford was hospitalized with serious injuries, Haschel said. A 3-year-old passenger in the truck was also taken to Children's Medical Center for treatment, Haschel said.
The tollway was reopened several hours later.
Haschel said the crash remains under investigation.