DALLAS — A fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler blocked all westbound lanes of Interstate 30 in West Dallas on Thursday morning.
The Dallas County Sheriff's Office confirmed that one pedestrian was fatally struck by the truck on I-30 near Edgefield Avenue, several miles west of downtown.
The sheriff's office began allow three lanes of vehicles to get by around 6:30 a.m., but delays were still heavy in the area.
Authorities had received a report about 5:15 a.m. of a man walking in the express lanes of the highway and wearing dark clothing.
About five minutes later, the sheriff's office learned that an 18-wheeler struck a pedestrian in the left lane of the highway.
The victim died at the scene, officials said.