Woman Falls From Overpass, Fatally Struck by 18-Wheeler - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Woman Falls From Overpass, Fatally Struck by 18-Wheeler



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    Dallas police said witnesses reported seeing a woman stumble as she crossed the Skillman Street overpass. She fell onto the highway below and was struck by an 18-wheeler that did not stop, according to police. (Published Feb.1, 2018)

    Authorities are searching for the 18-wheeler that police say struck and killed a woman who had fallen from a bridge onto Interstate 635 in Dallas early Thursday morning.

    According to police, a woman stumbled and fell from the Skillman Street overpass onto westbound LBJ. She was then struck by an 18-wheeler, which did not stop, police said.

    All westbound lanes of LBJ were closed before the Skillman exit. Officers also closed the northbound lanes of the Skillman overpass. LBJ was reopened at about 6 a.m.

    The identity of the woman was not released.

    The investigation remains ongoing.

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