Oncor Truck Fatally Strikes Pedestrian on I-35E in Southern Dallas - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Oncor Truck Fatally Strikes Pedestrian on I-35E in Southern Dallas

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    Oncor Truck Fatally Strikes Pedestrian on I-35E

    An Oncor Electric Delivery vehicle fatally struck a pedestrian on Interstate 35E in southern Dallas Wednesday night, police say. (Published Thursday, March 8, 2018)

    An Oncor Electric Delivery vehicle fatally struck a 46-year-old man on Interstate 35E in southern Dallas Wednesday night, police say.

    Officers were called at about 10:41 p.m. to the northbound lanes of I-35E, just north of East Wheatland Road for a crash involving a pedestrian.

    Officers found the man between the highway and the service road and he was pronounced dead, police said.

    Police say the man's vehicle had broken down south of where the crash happened and he was walking in the entrance ramp in the right lane.

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    The truck was traveling northbound onto the entrance ramp and struck the man as he was walking along the right side of the highway, police say.

    The driver of the Oncor pickup truck pulled over after the crash.

    Officers closed the interstate and northbound service road as investigators surveyed the scene.

    The identity of the deceased was not immediately released.

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