1 person dead after crash involving semi in Gray County

Updated: Nov. 2, 2020 at 3:40 PM CST
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GRAY COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - One person is dead after a crash involving a semi-truck in Gray County over the weekend.

According to DPS, the driver of a semi-truck struck the concrete barriers on I-40 for an unknown reason on both the north and south side of the overpass before crashing through the metal guardrail.

The semi-truck stopped on its wheels on the grassy area between I-40 and the service road on the south side of I-40.

The passenger was in the sleeper at the time of the crash.

The driver, identified as 51-year-old Billy Hardin, was pronounced dead on the scene.

The passenger was transported to Shamrock General Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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