A motorist was killed early Wednesday when the car he was driving smashed into the back of an 18-wheeler on Interstate 35W near downtown, police said.
The driver was identified as Bryant Lewis, age 44, by the Tarrant County medical examiner.
The wreck was reported shortly after 2 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I35W near Northside Drive.
Police reported a vehicle was southbound on the highway when it collided with the back of the truck.
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No other injuries were reported, according to MedStar.
At one point, all southbound lanes were blocked because of the accident, according to police reports.
Several southbound lanes remained closed for several hours as authorities investigated the fatal crash.