One dead, one injured in overnight crash on I35E in Dallas

At approximately 2:18am, Dallas Sheriffs deputies and Dallas Fire-Rescue personnel responded to the scene of a major accident on southbound I35E over Empire Central in the center lane.

When officers arrived, they located two vehicles. One was a passenger vehicle and the other was a tow truck. The tow truck struck the passenger vehicle in the rear, causing the two truck to crash through the guardrail, down an embankment, and into a tree, killing the driver.

The driver of the passenger vehicle was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries.