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Driver Dies After Big Rig Falls Off Interstate 635 Overpass in Mesquite

A person is dead after a tractor-trailer went off an overpass on Interstate 635 in Mesquite early Thursday morning. [[412529543,C]]

Police said the person was driving the big-rig from northbound I-635 to westbound U.S. Highway 80 at about 2:10 a.m. when the truck went off the overpass into a concrete ditch.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was pronounced deceased.

Hazmat crews were called to the scene to clean fuel that spilled onto the road.

No further details have been released.

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