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Fort Worth man killed in traffic accident on Northeast Loop 820

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Be prepared when you hit the road. Here are some quick tips on what to do if you are in a car accident. (Nicole L. Cvetnic / McClatchy)
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Be prepared when you hit the road. Here are some quick tips on what to do if you are in a car accident. (Nicole L. Cvetnic / McClatchy)

A Fort Worth man has been identified as the person killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck on Northeast Loop 820, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website on Thursday.

The man was identified as Joe Aaron Hernandez, 26, who was pronounced dead at 1:32 p.m. Wednesday at the scene, according to the website. A ruling on his death is pending an autopsy.

Two other people were injured in the crash, which was reported shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday on the express lanes of Northeast Loop 820 in northeast Fort Worth.

An 18-wheeler and a red Chevrolet Corvette were among the vehicles involved in the wreck, according to a police call log.

The eastbound lanes of the highway were closed for more than three hours Wednesday as authorities investigated the fatal crash.

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