AUSTIN, Texas – Southbound I-35 near Middle Fiskville Road was shut down for several hours after a person was killed in a crash involving a semi.
Austin police say this was the first traffic fatality of the year. The person killed has only been identified as a white man in his 30s.
Officials say the man was trying to cross the interstate in the 9500 block of I-35 South when he was hit by a semi truck just before 6:30 a.m.
Police shut down all southbound lanes while they investigated the crash. Lanes were reopened at around 10 a.m.
Officials say no charges are expected to be filed against the driver of the semi.