Bomb Squad Closes I-35E in Dallas to Investigate Possible Explosive Device

Interstate 35E was closed in Dallas Tuesday morning after police found what was later determined to be a fake grenade inside a vehicle that had been involved in a fatal crash.

Officers found the device after searching the vehicle, which had been involved in a crash at about 6:15 a.m. Tuesday.

By 8 a.m., all lanes of I-35E were closed between Walnut Hill Lane and Royal Lane as a bomb squad unit investigated the vehicle.

Police said the grenade was a dummy.

The driver of the vehicle was deceased.

All lanes were reopened at about 9:45 a.m.

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