Santos Narvaez, 25, of Fort Worth has been identified as the motorist killed early Tuesday in a wreck on Interstate 35W, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website.
Narvaez died at the scene from trauma to his head, and his death was ruled an accident, according to the medical examiner’s office.
The accident occurred about 12:25 a.m. Tuesday in the 5100 block of I-35W near North Loop 820 in the southbound lanes.
His Toyota Corolla was southbound on the highway when it struck the 18-wheeler, Fort Worth police Capt. Scott Conn said in an email Tuesday. No one else was in the car.
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The truck driver was not injured, police said.
Southbound lanes of the highway were shut down for more than four hours Tuesday morning as authorities investigated the wreck.