Driver dies following crash with 18-wheeler in Wise County

DPS troopers are investigating a major accident with fatality that occurred earlier this morning near the intersection of FM 730 and FM 2048.

Officials say the driver of a vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign, and was subsequently struck by an 18-wheeler. The driver of the vehicle was ejected.

Both the vehicle and the 18-wheeler crashed off the roadway.

The ejected driver was transported to JPS Hospital, but died at 10:57AM according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office. She has been identified as a 42-year-old female.