FORT WORTH A motorist was killed early Saturday after driving off a Fort Worth freeway and landing in a ditch.

Police said the driver was exiting from westbound Interstate 30 to northbound Highway 287 when the truck hit a guardrail at around 2:45 a.m.

The driver, identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's office as 71-year-old Daniel Saucedo of Fort Worth, was ejected from the truck and pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was in the vehicle.

The exit ramp to Highway 287 was closed during the investigation.

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