Woman and young child killed in crash on I35E in Dallas

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Wednesday afternoon along the northbound lanes of I35E near 635.

At 4:16pm, Dallas Fire-Rescue and Dallas County sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene and located two vehicles involved in a collision.

Officials say the driver of a pickup truck was traveling at a high rate of speed when she attempted to make a lane change, but struck the back of a passenger car. The collision caused the pickup truck to lose control and hit a pillar.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 34-year-old woman, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Dallas paramedics transported a 7-year-old passenger of the truck to Children’s Dallas hospital, but he was pronounced deceased.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.