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  • One person dead in I-35 truck fire

    One person dead in I-35 truck fire

    Tuesday, January 15 2013 5:11 PM EST2013-01-15 22:11:01 GMT
    One person is dead and one lane of traffic on Interstate 35 has been closed due to an accident involving an 18-wheeler.
    One person is dead and one lane of traffic on Interstate 35 has been closed due to an accident involving an 18-wheeler.

Austin Police have released the identity of the victim who was killed in truck fire that shut down I-35 Tuesday.

Police say a Ford Taurus veered into the lane where an 18-wheerler was traveling. The driver of the truck, 52-year-old Reginald D. Porch, left the roadway and struck a concrete bridge pillar, catching on fire. Porch was ejected from the truck and pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with any information regarding this accident is asked to contact police at 512-974-5312.

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