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Driver Dies After Crashing Into 18-Wheeler In Mesquite

Deadly Mesquite Crash
Police say a man died after his pickup truck crashed into an 18-wheeler in Mesquite (CBS 11)

MESQUITE (CBSDFW.COM) - A driver is dead after a crash between a pickup truck and a tandem 18-wheeler in Mesquite early Saturday morning.

Officers say the pickup truck slammed into the back of the 18-wheeler on eastbound I-30 and Big Town Boulevard at around 3:00 a.m.

The male driver of the pickup was killed. His identity has not been released.

Police do not know if the man fell asleep or just didn't see the 18-wheeler. There were no other injuries.

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