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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Denton PD Investigating Fatality Crash

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, March 31, 2022 — Denton PD is investigating a single-fatality crash that occurred early this morning after a passenger truck crashed into an 18-wheeler. 

Officers were dispatched to mile marker 467 of I-35E near North Texas Blvd. shortly after 1:45 a.m. this morning for reports of a major crash. Officers arrived on scene and located a significantly damaged Ford F-150, which had stuck the back of an 18-wheeler stopped in traffic. The 42-year-old male driver, who was the sole occupant of the Ford, was declared deceased on scene by the City of Denton Fire Department. The driver of the 18-wheeler was unharmed.

Traffic Investigators responded to the scene, and they continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this crash. 

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