Driver attempting to pass vehicles on shoulder killed after rear-ending parked 18-wheeler along I35E

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality crash that occurred yesterday afternoon (Thursday) in the northbound lanes of I35E near FM 934. This is just north of the I35E / I35W split in Hill County.

Officials say a man was driving on the shoulder, attempting to pass vehicles, when he rear-ended the back of a parked 18-wheeler.

The driver, identified as a 52-year-old man from Waco, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Intoxication is believed to be a factor in this crash.

There were no other injuries.