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June 12th, 2017
Fatal accident closes Interstate 35 in Kyle


KYLE — Police are investigating a fatal accident involving a semi-truck and a moving truck. Chief Jeff Barnett said it happened around 6:40 p.m. on the northbound lanes of Interstate 35.

Officers say the 18-wheeler was struck from behind as it was slowing down and pulling over to the shoulder, a city spokesperson said.

An adult male in the moving truck was killed in the crash. Another male in the moving truck was taken to an Austin area hospital with non life-threatening injuries, the spokesperson said. The driver of the semi did not sustain any injuries.

Barnett said Hays County Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Beth Smith was called out to the crash site. No names of those involved have been released.

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