Pedestrian dies after being struck by train near Kennedale

The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office says one person has died after being struck by a Union Pacific train near Kennedale.

At around 12:53pm this afternoon, Kennedale Fire Department, Rendon Fire Department, and Tarrant County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 7500 block of Hudson Cemetery Road for a pedestrian struck by a train.

Sheriffs deputies arrived within minutes and began life-saving measures on the individual. Paramedics continued life-saving measures, but the person was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

18-wheeler plunges off I45 in Dallas County; driver killed

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office has released an update on this morning’s crash at Interstate 45 and Malloy Bridge Road.

Authorities say the driver of a UPS 18-wheeler collided with a guardrail and crashed through a concrete bridge barrier, plunging the truck off the highway and into a creek below. Dallas Fire Rescue’s Dive Team assisted in the recovery of the driver, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

As of 7:30pm, emergency responders are still working to clean up the scene. Drivers traveling through this area can expect delays.

Multiple agencies responded to the crash including Hutchins Fire Rescue, Dallas Fire Rescue, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office, and others.

Eastbound 635 closed due to fatal 18-wheeler rollover crash

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident along the eastbound lanes of IH-635 near Hillcrest Road.

At 4:30pm this afternoon, Dallas Fire Rescue crews and Dallas PD officers responded to the scene and located an overturned FedEx 18-wheeler. The crash caused significant damage to the cab, killing the driver. Paramedics pronounced the driver deceased at the scene.

All lanes of eastbound 635 are closed while TxDOT crews clear up the scene. An accident investigation is also ongoing.

It is best to avoid this area.

Man killed after crash, shooting at Fort Worth’s Alliance Town Center

The Fort Worth Police Department says a series of events led to the shooting death of an adult man.

At 12:20pm, Fort Worth police officers responded to the area of Dicks Sporting Goods in Alliance Town Center for reports of a shooting. One gunshot victim was located at the scene and transported to a local hospital. He was later pronounced deceased.

Investigators say the man was involved in a vehicle crash with another driver on the roadway. He attempted to flee the scene, but the vehicle became disabled in the Alliance Town Center parking lot. The man exited his vehicle and approached the other vehicle while armed with a handgun. The other driver, also armed, fired at least one shot, striking the man.

The shooter has been identified and will be interviewed by detectives.

There have been no arrests made at this time.

UPDATE: One killed, one arrested after racing vehicle crashes off I30 in Arlington

The Arlington Police Department says one driver was killed and another arrested following a racing-related crash.

At around 5:14pm Sunday evening, Arlington Fire, Police, and EMS responded to the scene of a major accident on westbound Interstate 30 near Fielder Road. First arriving crews located an overturned vehicle off the highway submerged in a small body of water. The department’s Technical Rescue Team from Station 8 and Dive Team from Station 7 all responded to assist in the rescue.

Firefighters extricated both men from the vehicle. The driver, a 27-year-old man, was pronounced deceased at the scene. A 22-year-old passenger was transported by Arlington EMS to a Fort Worth hospital in critical condition.

Investigators believe the driver was racing a second vehicle on Interstate 30 when he attempted to pass a vehicle on the right shoulder. He lost control while attempting the pass and crashed off the highway.

The 23-year-old driver of the other vehicle stopped after the crash and remained at the scene. After speaking with police, they arrested him for one count of Racing on a Highway Causing Serious Bodily Injury / Death.

“The Arlington Police Department wants to remind the public that street racing is not only incredibly dangerous, it’s a serious crime that will not be tolerated.”

Stray bullet hits boy watching fireworks, Arlington police say

The Arlington Police Department says a 12-year-old boy sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his neck while outside looking at fireworks.

At around 12:20am this morning, Arlington police and paramedics responded to the 200 block of Roberts Circle to investigate a shooting. They located the juvenile victim at the scene and transported him to a local hospital.

Family members tell police they all went outside to watch a nearby fireworks display when suddenly the boy was struck by a stray bullet. “At this point, it’s unclear where the bullet came from,” said Arlington PD.

He was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Grandfather fatally stabs 8-year-old grandson in Richland Hills

The Richland Hills Police Department is investigating the cutting death of a young boy.

At 7:50am this morning, Richland Hills police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 3500 block of Labadie Drive for reports of an injured child. Emergency responders arrived to find the young boy deceased from a cut wound.

Police arrested a 62-year-old man near the scene who has been identified as the victim’s grandfather. He was transported to the Joint Detention Center at North Richland Hills Police Department where he is being held for Capital Murder and awaiting arraignment.

This is still an ongoing active investigation, however, based on the initial investigation it is believed that no other suspects are involved. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the Richland Hills Police Department Detectives at 817-616-3788 or CID@richlandhills.com. Those wishing to remain anonymous can go to 469tips.com or call 817-469-TIPS.

Carjacker shot at north Dallas shopping center

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Friday evening at the Inwood Village shopping center.

At around 6:30pm Friday evening, Dallas police officers were dispatched to a shooting near the Trader Joe’s at 5550 W. Lovers Lane.

Authorities say a suspect was shot by a bystander while during an attempted carjacking.

The suspect was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Two other suspects ran from scene. No other injuries are reported at this time.

The incident remains under investigation.

Two people killed after speeding driver runs red light in Coppell

The Coppell Police Department says two people were killed Thursday evening in a vehicle crash.

At 7:20pm, the Coppell Fire Department and Police Department responded to the intersection of W. Bethel Road and S. Freeport Parkway for a two-vehicle crash.

Authorities say a 20-year-old driver was traveling northbound on Freeport Parkway at a high rate of speed when he ran a red light and t-boned a sedan traveling eastbound on Bethel Road. Two occupants inside the sedan, a 41-year-old female from California and a 69-year-old female from Plano, were both pronounced deceased at the scene. Coppell ambulances transported at least three others to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Police believe the speeding driver was fleeing from the scene of a crash that occurred on 635 just prior to this fatal collision. He has been arrested on two counts of Manslaughter.

The intersection was closed for several hours while Coppell police investigated the scene.

Clerk, bystander shot by alleged robber at Dallas convenience store

The Dallas Police Department is hunting for the couple pictured above wanted in connection to a fatal shooting overnight.

At 12:20am, Dallas officers working on the NW side of town were dispatched to a convenience store in the 11300 block of Emerald Street for a robbery in progress. When officers arrived, they found two people with gunshot wounds.

Investigators say a fight broke out in the parking lot between the alleged robber (male pictured above), the store clerk, and a bystander. During the fight, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot both the clerk and the bystander.

Dallas paramedics transported both to local hospitals, but one of them was pronounced deceased. The other remains in critical condition.

The suspect and an accompanying female fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to please contact Homicide Detective David Grubbs Jr at 469-540-6377 or at david.grubbsjr@dallaspolice.gov.

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