UPDATE: Driver killed after train hits vehicle in Denton County

Law enforcement with the Hickory Creek Police Department are investigating a major crash involving a train and a pickup truck.

The crash occurred around 6:45pm last night (Monday) just east of I35E near the Hickory Hills Blvd intersection. A train with the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) struck a vehicle on the tracks. The A-Train service was delayed due to the crash.

The driver, identified as a 61-year-old male, was killed in the collision.

Lanes of 820 closed in Fort Worth due to a major accident

All lanes of eastbound Northwest Loop 820 are closed due to a major accident involving a commercial vehicle.

Around 8:30pm this evening, a commercial vehicle struck the Old Decatur Road bridge over the highway. TxDOT is on the scene. Unknown injuries involved in the crash.

All eastbound lanes are forced to exit off the highway and go around the Old Decatur Road crash site.

Dallas police need the public’s help solving two early-morning homicides

Dallas police officers responded to two separate homicides early this morning, and they need your help with information.

The first homicide was reported before 3am at the intersection of Empire Central and the northbound Stemmons Freeway service road (I35E). The victim, identified as a 38-year-old male, was shot and transported to the hospital where he later died. The unidentified suspect(s) fled the scene in a white pickup on southbound Stemmons Freeway service road. Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to contact Detective Frank Serra at 214-671-4320.

Officers responded to a second homicide just after 5:45am in the 900 block of N. Marsalis Ave. Upon arrival, they located an unconscious person. The victim, a 62-year-old black male, was determined to have died from homicidal violence. Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to contact Detective Scott Sayers at 214-671-3647.

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