Interstate 35E in Denton Reopens After Fatal Crash

A fatal crash closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 35E at State School Road in Denton for several hours Tuesday.

The crash involved three vehicles and occurred at about 11:50 a.m. The roadway was cleared and reopened to traffic around 2:50 p.m.

One person died at the scene and one other person was hospitalized with serious injuries, police said. There were not other injuries reported.

The crash happened when traffic slowed down and a 2015 Dodge Caravan struck a 2019 GMC 2500 work truck, which in turn hit a 2017 Dodge Ram.

The GMC truck rolled on its passenger side, police said.

The driver of the Dodge Caravan died at the scene, while a woman who was in the Caravan was taken to a hospital, police said.

The driver of the Carvan's identity was not released Tuesday.

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