Fatal crash in Dallas; live wires fall on vehicle

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Posted on January 29, 2011 at 1:23 PM

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DALLAS — A woman was killed early Saturday morning when her car crashed at the intersection of Interstate 20 and Spur 408 in far southwest Dallas.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:45 a.m.

She was identified by the Dallas County Medical Examiner's office as 42-year-old Blanches Johnson of Fort Worth.

The Texas Department of Transportation said the vehicle struck a utility pole. Rescue efforts were hampered by live wires that fell on the car as a result.

The cause of the crash was not available.

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