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Driver arrested in fatal wreck that closed Airport Freeway in Bedford

BEDFORD -- A 43-year-old North Richland Hills man was arrested Friday morning on suspicion that he caused an accident that left a pickup driver dead on Airport Freeway.

Police identified the man as Craig Skinner, who was in the Bedford Jail with bail set at $50,000.

Skinner, an information technology manager for a local company, was not injured in the accident , but he was taken to a local hospital where police obtained a mandatory blood sample.

He faces a charge of intoxication manslaughter, police said.

Police identified the victim as Siaosi Henisolo, 53, of Euless.

The westbound lanes of Airport Freeway between Industrial Boulevard in Euless and Forum Parkway in Bedford were closed for more than six hours Friday morning as authorities investigated the fatal wreck.

The accident happened shortly before 5:15 a.m. Friday.

According to preliminary police reports, a BMW was weaving in and out of traffic in the westbound lanes of Airport Freeway when it came upon the 1997 GMC pickup.

The car hit the pickup, causing the truck to exit the freeway and roll several times, police said.

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