DALLAS -- Eastbound lanes of Interstate 30 were closed in East Dallas due to a fatal crash.

Melinda Urbina with the Dallas County Sheriff's Department said one person was killed in the crash that took place near U.S. 80 at the Bigtown exit early Friday morning.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Drivers were forced to exit at Buckner Boulevard. Urbina said I-30 was expected to be closed for several hours.

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