One person is dead following a semi-truck accident near the New Mexico state line.
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers say sometime after 8:00 this morning an 18-wheeler crashed and jack-knifed on Interstate 40, about 8 miles east of the state line.
They say one person involved in the accident is dead.
Our crew on the scene says east-bound traffic near the crash was backed up for several miles.
The cause of the wreck is under investigation.