WACO (June 18, 2012)--A 43-year-old man was killed when his van crashed into an 18-wheeler late Sunday night.
Waco police said the accident occurred around 10:50 p.m. after the man's van somehow struck the back of the 18-wheeler on the northbound Interstate 35 frontage road near Collin Street Bakery in Waco.
Justice of the Peace Jean Laster Boone pronounced the driver dead at the scene. Police said the identity of the driver will be released after next of kin is notified.
Police said the frontage road will be closed near Highway 77 for a few hours, but is not expected to affect morning traffic.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was not harmed.