Man struck, killed by 18-wheeler after crash in Denton County

On Thursday morning, August 30th, at around 5:40am, multiple emergency responders were called to the scene of a major accident on westbound Highway 114 near the Wise and Denton county line.

DPS investigators say a man was driving this sedan westbound on Highway 114 when he rear-ended an 18-wheeler. After the crash, the man got out of his sedan and ran across the westbound lanes when he was struck by a passing 18-wheeler.

The driver of the sedan has been identified as a 35-year-old man from Justin. He was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the initial crash.

There were no other injuries involved in this incident.

Westbound lanes of Highway 114 were closed while Texas Highway Patrol investigated the scene.