Lorena: Victim Of Fiery I-35 Crash Identified

LORENA (July 29, 2013)—Police Monday identified the man who died in a fiery one-vehicle crash on July 21 in Lorena as Ronald Israel, 64, of Elm Mott.

The accident was reported just before 10 p.m. on July 21 on the southbound interstate in Lorena.

Witnesses told authorities that the truck Israel was driving veered off the road, hit a guardrail, overturned and caught on fire, police said.

The van was carrying welding equipment including tanks filled with acetylene and oxygen, police said.

Israel was pronounced dead at the scene.

No one else was in the vehicle.

Toxicology test results were still pending Monday, police said.

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