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1 Dead Following Semi Wreck

One person is dead after a semi-truck wreck yesterday.

Yesterday morning, the Department of Public Safety reported that a semi-truck had struck I-40 bridge at Bushland, catching it on fire. Traffic was detoured as DPS crews worked to clear the area.

DPS later reported that Arnold Delarosa, 48, had died in the accident. Delarosa was a resident of Mission, Texas.

According to reports, Delarosa's vehicle was the only one involved in the accident. Delarosa's truck was loaded with truck tires.

KFDA reported yesterday that the bridge will remain closed to prevent future accidents due to bridge collapse.

The crash is under investigation.

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