Double Fatality Reported in I-35 Crash in Lorena
TxDOT reported two crashes in Lorena Wednesday afternoon, one of which may have been fatal.
At 1:34 PM, TxDOT’s Jodi Wheatly issued an alert about Southbound I-35 reading, “Major crash has right lane closed though Lorena. Double fatality reported, investigation expected to continue at least another hour. Expect delay, access road is open through Lorena for alternate route.”
Wheatley estimated it may take over an hour for crews to clear the scene.
KWTX’s Rhyan Henson was at the scene of that crash, which took place near Rosenthal Road. He reported that traffic was being diverted to the access road.
Meanwhile, another crash was reported further north in Lorena near South Hewitt Drive and West Moonlight Drive.