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Driver Dies Crashing into Bridge Support, I-635 Blocked in Irving

Westbound Interstate 635 was closed for several hours in Irving after a fatal crash Friday morning, according to authorities. [[366176181,C]]

Police said a pickup truck crashed into a bridge support beam near North MacArthur Boulevard in Irving just before 4:30 a.m.

One person was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital. Authorities later confirmed that the person had died.

Officials said the road could be closed for a while as they test the structural integrity of the bridge.

As of 7:45 a.m., only the left lane remained closed.

Stay tuned to NBC 5 for the latest updates.

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