Fatal 18-wheeler vs. pedestrian crash shuts down I-20 at Highway 351 exit

A fatal pedestrian vs. truck incident had traffic backed up along I-20 at the overpass at Highway 351 near the entrance to Walmart.

The incident occurred around 9:15 p.m. and involved a FedEx truck in the westbound lanes of I-20 in north Abilene.

The Abilene Police Department was at the scene of the collision and police officers are currently investigating the incident.

Medical crews initially arrived at the scene of the wreck but left the scene shortly after their arrival.

The roads surrounding the site of the incident were shut down due to investigation and cleanup.

Authorities said the person who was struck by the truck has died.

This is the second fatal pedestrian incident on I-20 in the last five days, with the previous incident occurring about a mile down the road at the West Lake Road exit on I-20 westbound.