I-35E Reopens After Fatal Crash in Dallas: Authorities

Authorities said one man was killed and another man was injured in a crash that shut down Interstate 35E in Dallas Thursday morning. [[382333611,C]]

Dallas County Sheriff's deputies said a man driving a Jeep hit a wall on northbound I-35E, overcorrected and crashed near West Northwest Highway at about 4 a.m.

The driver and a man in the back seat were ejected from the vehicle, according to authorities. Neither man was wearing a seat belt.

Authorities said the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

Sheriff's deputies said a female passenger fled the scene after the crash, but returned shortly after deputies arrived. She was wearing a seat belt and sustained minor injuries.

Northbound I-35E was shut down until nearly 6:30 a.m.

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