Man dies after being struck by 18-wheeler on I-35 in downtown Austin

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September 02, 2019 - 8:55 am

AUSTIN ( -- A man was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler on Interstate 35 in downtown Austin early Monday, police said.

The crash happened in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35, just north of the 12th Street exit, around 3 a.m. Monday morning.

Police say the driver of the 18-wheeler remained on the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The southbound lanes of the interstate remained closed for much of the overnight hours, re-opening in the 7 a.m. hour.

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