UPDATE: Motorcyclist killed in crash on I35W in Burleson

The Burleson Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred this evening along southbound I35W near Renfro Street.

Burleson Fire Department, Police Department, and MedStar EMS were called to the scene just before 6:00PM this evening. All southbound lanes were forced to exit off the highway due to the crash.

One motorcycle was on fire when firefighters arrived. The rider, now identified as a 66-year-old man from Burleson, was pronounced deceased on the scene by EMS personnel.

The cause of the crash is under investigation at this time. More information will be released by Burleson PD at a later time.